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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    PETA’s president and co-founder, Ingrid Newkirk, admitted: “Even if animal research resulted in a cure for AIDS [or cancer or other horrible diseases], we’d be against it.” These people are unhinged extremists and their political agenda is dangerous!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    PETA has mounted a pressure campaign to get airlines to not transport medical research animals. Unfortunately that means they are standing in the way of ethical and legally required research that will stop the coronavirus (and other diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease) from killing those we love.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    Dr. Fauci makes the important point — science, medical ethics and human decency require animal testing for safety so that in our attempt to help, we don’t accidentally make things worse. But there are voices that oppose Dr. Fauci. They oppose sound science. They oppose medical ethics. And they oppose basic human decency. One such group, the poorly named “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA), oppose any and all animal testing and have tried to shut down testing and testing facilities.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    The United States of America does not need more people to treat, especially non-citizens. Thank you, ICE and immigration court officials for doing your job to protect America.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Would help if you read the bill. $2,400 per adult, $1,000 for each child over two months. four months of unemployment insurance guarantying 100% of wages for that time on top of checks. Hundred of billions in zero loans for small businesses that will become grants if all employees are brought back. 350 billion for larger businesses that employ millions of people, so they can bring those people back. Not perfect but lots of categories of help for various groups.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    USA has 327 million people, if everyone gets $1200, that’s only 20% of the packages. Looks like some other non essential businesses are going to a big fat check other than just the ordinary Americans.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    The bill is really shameful. We need non-grandfathered term limits with age caps. Have to get rid of these do nothing, corrupt, lifer politicians on both sides of the aisle! Our debt will NEVER be paid off!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    PBS affiliate in Seattle was “resisting” airing Coronavirus updates from the White House. Way to help spread information to the public.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    Business as usual. Delay, delay, delay, passionate sound bites, then push through the pork-laden bill and declare how each party worked late into the night to save the country.
    This is not unique to this bill. Congress plays this same game with budgets a couple of times a year. This is no way to run the country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    A group of middle schoolers could pass bills more fair and honest than the U.S. Congress does. We need to elect candidates who possess common sense, this is beyond ridiculous.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    Government exists to feed, grow and protect itself by any means necessary. Public Broadcasting is just another arm of our government. It is not a free and unbiased entity and could not stand on it’s own without taxpayer money.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    Joe Biden is guilty as charged he’s a loser and should bail out are the presidential race for being unfit and for being senile and having dementia.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    When a Democrat sexually assaults a woman, it’s in a good way, not like the ‘evil’ Republicans. Why does anyone bother to listen/read our media ? It’s pretty much turned into a biased farce. We can’t even compare the Obama H1N1 response to Trump’s response – when it’s obvious which is/was more effective. We need to either shut down or litigate the MSM.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    WHY NOW? Could it be the DNC is not happy with either Joe or Bernie? I believe that answer is absolutely Yes. I believe the media’s selection is Cuomo. After all look at the air time he’s gotten for the press. Say the same thing that Trump says. They hate it when Trump says it but when Cuomo states it they love it. DNC is also know for eating their own. Follow the trail of Clinton associates now dead by suicide (bullets back of the head or hanging).

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    A man tried to murder officers Friday night and ended up being killed.
    And a councilman – who is a convicted felon – is under fire after helping spark a riot and calling cops “pigs” and “killers”.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2020 at 10:49 am

    City of MC was enforcing parking downtown today at 10am ..10 cars total

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      March 31, 2020 at 10:55 am

      Those drivers could park a couple blocks away at the Glob, there aint a soul near the place.