Anti-lockdown protests continue to gather momentum across the U.S. as people flood the streets, ignoring social distancing rules. Even though some states are beginning to ease restrictions, most of the country remains under some form of stay-at-home order, which is making protestors call for America to 'reopen' immediately.

Some critics think Donald Trump is to blame. Last week, the President posted a series of tweets, urging everyone to 'liberate' Minnesota, Michigan, and Virginia and said the 2nd Amendment's under siege.

Protests have erupted in over a dozen states from coast to coast. Here are some of the signs that were spotted there.

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Mark
Community Member
5 months ago

No not the virus, just a bunch of loons!

Le Box of Shame
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

the loons are a whole other virus. they weaken the immune system and attack it with their stupidity

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Viviane
Community Member
5 months ago

Yup, bring your polio, your Spanish flu, your small pox, your bubonic plague. Typhoid Mary Mallon is going to be our main speaker.

earringnut
Community Member
5 months ago

She's also in charge of catering.

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Don Flynn
Community Member
5 months ago

these jackasses will cry and bitch after they start getting sick

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
5 months ago

Unfortunately, they will blame it on the Chinese.

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

“Bring the kids.” “If you’re sick still come, it’s your right.” What should happen is each and every one who shows up should be immediately arrested for being a threat to public health. We should designate an island to put them where they can’t infect the rest of us. Kind of like the old leper colonies; Molokai, for example. “Unclean! Unclean!”

ispeak catanese
Community Member
5 months ago

Not an island! A landfill.

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Suzanne Clark
Community Member
5 months ago

Unfortunately there's no limit to stupidity.

MagNat
Community Member
5 months ago

Am I very callous for kinda wishing they get sick?

kitty_player 03
Community Member
5 months ago

we all do

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A
Community Member
5 months ago

No rallies in Italy. No rallies in China. No rallies in Spain. No rallies in Canada. Only in the USA. Shame on an education system so poor that people behave like this.

Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
5 months ago

The USA has an education system?

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Linda HS
Community Member
5 months ago

Dumbasses! Come and protest, no masks, no PPEs, bring kids, bla bla bla...When they get sick....I have the RIGHT to be tested! Dumbasses!

Elly Smith
Community Member
5 months ago

The more I see this type of idiocy the more I begin to think most Americans are stupid. I don't believe any more that America is great, it is unhinged to the nth grade. Of course it is your right to kill yourself, but can you please do it without endangering others

KatPanda
Community Member
5 months ago

I don’t know if you’re American or not, but this only represents a very small but unfortunately quite vocal minority of Americans. Please take heart; the majority of us aren’t this stupid.

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
5 months ago

Some thinning of the herds?

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
5 months ago

It would be one thing if it were just these "people" who endangered their health and even their lives. Tragically, they are risking the health and lives of others.

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
5 months ago

The virus is better at spreading propaganda (and thus itself) than I thought!

Lazy-Gamer-Girl
Community Member
5 months ago

“If you’re sick still come” & “bring your children” what....the....heck....are...they...thinking... sounds like they’re trying to get sick

Karen Johnston
Community Member
5 months ago

Like the chicken pox parties they had when I was a little kid.

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Matthew Smith
Community Member
5 months ago

I've always known America is full of arseholes, the protests in the USA is proof that I've been right all along.

KatPanda
Community Member
5 months ago

Again, they don’t even nearly represent a majority of us Americans. They’re just loud, that’s all.

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Daria B
Community Member
5 months ago

The virus mutated to look like one of us! O_o

Mishte Tine
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

Google DeVos funded anti Covid stay-at-home protests - apparently set up with paid organizers. Possibly even paid protesters to attend to bump up the numbers. At least in Michigan. So... this is even worse than just gross ignorance.

Jason S
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

Ok so how about we evacuate a state. Take all these asswipes put them in that state and let them be "free" and do whatever they want and wait for them to infect and kill each other. Problem solved.

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
5 months ago

Better yet, send these protestors to the Arctic or the Antarctic

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Aunt Messy
Community Member
5 months ago

Assholes.

Karen Johnston
Community Member
5 months ago

When do the rights of few, trump (no pun intended) the rights of many? How about my right not to be infected by some redneck, knuckle dragging, backwater, clueless numpty? It makes by blood boil. When did science become an opinion, rather than fact.

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
5 months ago

......three years ago.

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Stephen Walshe
Community Member
5 months ago

Morons!!

Uma Maheswar Nakka
Community Member
5 months ago

Very strange, why don,t they realize the seriousness of this virus and the consequences for not following the Quarantine. Why can't they stay calm in the house and wait until the darkness is cleared. They need to be counselled. Would they stand and continue protest, if the people undergoing treatment against this Virus are release in front of them to join the protest. They will run like hell like mad dogs. Regards Uma

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
5 months ago

They would, the sign says, "if you are sick still come it's your right" .....to be stupid.

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Jean Shultz
Community Member
5 months ago

Looks like a post from an anti-vaxer

Tony Drake
Community Member
5 months ago

I wonder if these phonies realize how many brave American's have given their lives so they can make fool's of themselves, such as this. It's really disgusting 😷.

sharonljeffords@gmail.com
Community Member
5 months ago

you really can't fix stupid...

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Not when it’s WILLFUL, no.

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Uma Maheswar Nakka
Community Member
5 months ago

They need to realize the seriousness of this virus. They need to be counselled.

sophia lazzaro
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4 months ago

Seriously! You go

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Jacquie Gariano
Community Member
5 months ago

People can be so stupid...problem is they can infect the rest of us. This is a very dangerous group

Living_Shadow
Community Member
5 months ago

I think we should Keep America Great by deporting all of you instead of the ones who you said should be deported.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

To where...?

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Living_Shadow
Community Member
5 months ago

I- as an American... I.. I'm so disappointed

Tovah Roche
Community Member
5 months ago

They call it "Lockdown Rally." I call it Natural Selection.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO!! This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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Carlo Marano
Community Member
5 months ago

morons is their new name.

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
Community Member
5 months ago

Hmmm now, who ELSE said keep America Great, or something like that?

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
5 months ago

It's no longer about keeping America great, honestly. Greatness is in the past, perhaps it can be restored? Voting Republicans out of national, state, and local offices would be a big step in the right direction.

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AnnieLaurie Burke
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5 months ago

You know how, sometimes during a war, one of your countrymen will betray you and join the enemy forces? Well, now it's a fair percentage of our countrymen that have joined the virus.

Lennard de Jong
Community Member
5 months ago

Isn't that illegal? Bring your children?? Sounds like a pedo party. Hope all who attended suffer greatly for your continuance of this deadly bug.

kitty_player 03
Community Member
5 months ago

no not the children. I'm fine if the adults get sick because they make their own choices but not the kids.

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
5 months ago

They come home and infect their children anyway. Children never have choice and too many times are born to stupid, irresponsible, neglectful people. Reproduction shouldn't be the right.

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No you didn't
Community Member
5 months ago

Darwinism at its best.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO. This ignorance hurts more than just willfully deluded fucktards!!

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Janine B.
Community Member
5 months ago

I guess even a virus is smarter than those people.

JD
Community Member
5 months ago

Wtf

KT Trondsen
Community Member
5 months ago

good grief.

Nea
Community Member
5 months ago

Yes to the caption

Jim Takahashi
Community Member
5 months ago

Land of the Free? Hahaha … it’s the Land of Idiots! It’s never the Land of Responsibility. It’s never the Land of Fairness. I couldn’t be happier to see Natural Selection at work in Damn-’Murica, but I’m furious that these idiots may well drag others (especially heroes) along with them.

SF Angel
Community Member
5 months ago

IF YOU’RE SICK STILL COME?! What are these people?

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Fucktards

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melbfk
Community Member
5 months ago

Keep America Great by inviting a sick person to come infect everyone else and possibly kill your children who have no say in this. Not an America that seems great to me.

BUMMERS
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm confused, all the 'patriotic' Trumpettes had to have thought this wasn't a great country before (beg to disagree), but NOW it is?

Lori Weishorn
Community Member
5 months ago

And when all these idiots get sick, WE the taxpayers will have to pay for them. Bring your children ~ Pepper spay their asses! They need REFUSED treatment! Sorry ~ I am at this point now ~ been in the house for 35 days to keep me as well as others safe ~ then you get these idiots ~ Shame on them!

Tony Drake
Community Member
5 months ago

Ought to just put a fence around these fools while their not looking ( which is constantly), and let em do each other in. I call them " spotlight junkies ".

Stormy248
Community Member
5 months ago

c o r o n a t i m e

Gina
Community Member
5 months ago

What morons

CincyReds
Community Member
5 months ago

Wow!! Is this for real?

Nick Nickson
Community Member
5 months ago

Hard to believe how brainless those people are!

Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
5 months ago

They’ll all be dead in 2 weeks.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
5 months ago

It seems to me that although there are incredibly knowledgeable Americans, the average American seems to be much better at knowing most everything about movies and movie stars, ditto stars of popular music, and baseball/American football/NFL scores than having the slightest interest in even rudimental science or anything regarding the rest of life on this planet. I sure hope I am wrong.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

You’re not wrong enough.

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Annabeth Chase
Community Member
5 months ago

Keeping America great...?

Jacquelyn Baker
Community Member
5 months ago

No cure for stupid unfortunately

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
5 months ago

Ignorance is not bliss, especially for those who would be infected as a result.

Stuart Beatty
Community Member
5 months ago

What worries me is that whoever wrote that sign is apparently educated enough to punctuate correctly.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

They missed comma usage...

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Philly Bob Squires
Community Member
5 months ago

Keep America Dead... :(

Curious Cat
Community Member
5 months ago

they didn't indicate if there would be snacks.

Carmen Stanca
Community Member
5 months ago

"Keep America great", indeed!!!!

4EVER PANDA
Community Member
5 months ago

sigh, the world is full of *covidiots*

Christophe Beunens
Community Member
5 months ago

I would let natural selection do it's job : "if you are sick - still come..."

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO!! This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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Luisa Vasconcelos
Community Member
5 months ago

If you are anti vaccine much much much better. Here is the right place for you.

Kathy Smith
Community Member
5 months ago

Thinning the herd.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO!! This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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Vanta Black
Community Member
5 months ago

Feel free to attend my "End the Lockdown Rallies" rally! It starts at whenthefuckever o'clock, ends at whothefuckisnttakingthisseriously o'clock, and it requires you to stay inside unless you're an essential worker, make sure you always wash your hands as needed, and most importantly, you have to stay the fuck away from me. Also, no need to tell me you're rallying. Just don't go outside like a moron.

South Asian
Community Member
5 months ago

Haha. It's just nuts.

Waste Basket
Community Member
1 month ago

Not a very bright article. The CDC even acknowledged several times that masks cannot stop a virus, only bacteria. At best, sputum that may contain virus may be stopped but that is negligible protection. CoronaCrats are touting the massive spread of the virus, citing infection rates daily. But the percentage of deaths is declining and they never seem to acknowledge that. It is the nature of a virus to spread. COVID 19 has proven less deadly than many other viruses of the past and present, yet some insist on shutting down the entire national economy. Funny, but you people always end up being Democrats. Your agenda seems to be creating a dependent class of citizens living in a cashless society and subservient to the government. Two friends locally in Florida got COVID 19, ages 66 and 84, and both survived. A friend in Michigan age 45 with severe heart and other health problems got it, and he survived. It will be interesting to see how big this issue remains after early November.

Ila Chakravarthy
Community Member
4 months ago

Well, the people who wrote it were definitely sick with something...

Vonny
Community Member
4 months ago

Please Americans please let's ALL get out and Vote this time, not just some of us... Praying for an end to the horrific mess we've been in since the last presidential election. Three generations of us went together to vote against the Orange t.v. game show host. These protests are formed & led by his followers. They've admitted it. Please vote for Biden, in any manner possible this November.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
4 months ago

The FLU KLUX KLAN strikes again!

Catherine Todd
Community Member
4 months ago

"If you are sick, still come!" And infect many others ... Jim Jones, move over... make room for many more!

sophia lazzaro
Community Member
4 months ago

Who else is looking at these comments seeing if any idiot agrees with these carriers? haha

Jozi Bear Arts
Community Member
4 months ago

Really though?! *Facepalm*

sharonljeffords@gmail.com
Community Member
5 months ago

culling the herd

SALMA MAHMOUD
Community Member
5 months ago

NO WAY THE VIRUS IS DEADLY

Karen Klinck
Community Member
5 months ago

No, the virus carries a sign there that says,"I'm with stupid" and has a pointing arrow.

Lynn Ruth Greyling
Community Member
5 months ago

I'ts also you right to die if you get infected. Go ahead.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

But it’s NOBODY’S “right” to be willfully dangerous & destructive to society. These idiots will use up healthcare resources and carry the virus to other people.

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iluvanimals
Community Member
5 months ago

They forgot to add what time it was at 🤣

Marina
Community Member
5 months ago

that's just screaming "natural selection"

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO!! This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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jimin's jams.
Community Member
5 months ago

talk about an idiot

Tenzin Moore
Community Member
5 months ago

life of the living brain dead

Debbie
Community Member
5 months ago

Speed up natural selection. (perhaps a good idea)

Cj Howard
Community Member
5 months ago

This says it all.....

Jo Choto
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5 months ago

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
5 months ago

Darwinists

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

NO!! These people are more likely to be creationists. Also: This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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Christina Uhlir
Community Member
5 months ago

I can't figure out mentality of these people.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

They’re spitefully ignorant.

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SteFaqs
Community Member
5 months ago

And the herd, thins.

Barbar Stewart
Community Member
5 months ago

Crazy

Fred Burrows
Community Member
5 months ago

Lotta coffin goin' on over yonder

Eagle Girl
Community Member
5 months ago

Let me guess, written by antivaxxers? lol

Maureen Condon
Community Member
5 months ago

Cull the herd!

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

That’s not how it works! This is antisocial fucktard behavior that hurts everyone!

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Ramona Rhein
Community Member
5 months ago

Send them to Georgia, then close the borders.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Plenty of good people in every state, including Georgia. It’s not my fault that my state sucks and I can’t afford to relocate (PA), and it’s not every Georgian’s fault when their state does stupid shit and they cannot afford to relocate.

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Todd Hollfelder
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5 months ago

Is this the equivalent of a Hurricane party? Is it BYOB or a cash bar?

Claire Rañoa-Seitz
Community Member
5 months ago

Put all of these people in one place, including TRump, and let them be free. Let’s see how long they last. In fact they should take all of Trumps followers segregate on one of his islands & leave the rest of the world in peace.

Arif Sadik
Community Member
5 months ago

is he talking about the right to die

Living_Shadow
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5 months ago

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Stuart McCulloch
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5 months ago

I foresee a class action lawsuit in the not too distant future.

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Against the right-wing political interest groups who funded this shit? Good luck nailing them down.

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Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Fucking dumb fucks

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
5 months ago

It might be an easy, but expensive, way to get rid of a lot of idiots~

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Expensive? There’s more to consider than materials costs. The waste of resources on dumbfucks means other people don’t get those resources, and the dumbfucks infect other people.

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Caroline Farquhar
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5 months ago

Natural selection at it’s best

Ann O'Riley
Community Member
5 months ago

Darwin award

Jace
Community Member
5 months ago

Darwinism isn’t behavior that is destructive to the whole animal species.

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Otaku panda
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5 months ago

I know it's wrong but I'm do darn bored I would still go

Full Name
Community Member
5 months ago

There's zero chance this is real, you dummies. They would not say if you're sick to still come. Fuck people stupid. This is a JOKE!

KatPanda
Community Member
5 months ago

Oh it’s real all right. If you think otherwise you aren’t paying attention.

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I bet this is made by someone who is opposed of these protests and hopes to get them all infected this way. That's the only way to shut them up.

Bender Bending Rodríguez
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5 months ago

Are you seriously doubting the idiocrasy of these morons?

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No its a bunch of people who will not let mayors or governor squash their constitutional rights..stay at home laws are illegal..this isnt martial law

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Demonstrations have occurred in Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, Minnesota, Utah, Virginia, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Oregon, Maryland, Idaho, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Washington, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. These states are led by both Republican and Democratic governors.

The crowds have varied in size quite a bit: from a few dozen protesters in Virginia and Oregon to thousands of people in Michigan and Washington state. The latter saw one of the largest demonstrations, with about 2,500 protesters gathering at the capital in Olympia. The state was the early epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.

In some places, these anti-lockdown demonstrations spawned counter protests. For example, in Colorado, healthcare workers blocked traffic at crossroads.

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Mark
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

Good for them, protestors don't like it though when someone else uses their right to protest ;)

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Reportedly, the organizers of these protests have largely been conservative, pro-Trump and pro-gun activists. Many of these demonstrations have been described as reminiscent of Trump campaign events, carrying pro-Trump banners, t-shirts, and signs. Some of them were even calling for freedom over tyranny and comparing governors to dictators.

However, it looks like the protests represent just a small fraction of people. Last week, a Pew poll found that 66% of US adults say their greater concern is that state governments will lift restrictions too quickly, rather than not quickly enough.

Also, US public health experts and many state leaders have continued to highlight the importance of social distancing, arguing in favor of the measures protesters have taken issue with.

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Don Flynn
Community Member
5 months ago

someone please give this tRump twat COVID-19, please

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Political things aside, it's normal that some feel as if the quarantine is becoming an increasingly heavier burden. Counselor and psychotherapist Tati Silva told Bored Panda that the pandemic can bring a sense of loss: "People feel unstable because they don't know what is going on, panic and fear come to place." Silva warned that this might lead to people developing depression, panic attacks, and anxiety.

If that is the case, it's important one takes care of their mental wellbeing during these difficult times. "Exercise if you can," Silva advised. "It will boost your mood. Set up buddy groups -- friends or family to do regular checking in with people. Distract yourself -- writing down your thoughts and feelings can help offload any worries and fear you may have."

And remember to be kind to yourself. "Don't overload yourself, thinking that you should be taking all the courses available online, learning 2 to 3 languages, and reading one book a day. That will make you feel overwhelmed. I also suggest that you pick one new thing every week to do, so your brain can get excited about the week to come."

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Mark
Community Member
5 months ago

Yes you can make a choice but what about those others you might infect, narrow minded fool!

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
5 months ago

But the vaccine won't be ready for at least a year... so how is that a current 'campaign' against anti-vaxxers? When COVID-19 kills someone this ignorant woman actually cares about, I think she'll sing a different tune.

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Mark
Community Member
5 months ago

Well seeing as there are so many idiots already there get one of them to do it, must be somewhere there who can cut a morons hair!

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Hans
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5 months ago

Stupidity is the real virus.

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Erin
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5 months ago

This is valid and also a sign my dog would hold.

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Matthew Smith
Community Member
5 months ago

learn to spell.

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Hans
Community Member
5 months ago

Concentration camps? Get history straight. If you freak out now, how would you react if REALLY bad times come back? Tens of millions died in World War 2!

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sabocat
Community Member
5 months ago

This is Exactly what's wrong in so many discourses! The data is out there, you just have to look it up. In the time that it took to make that sign, she could have looked up the data. This happens so much, think of anti global warming protesters or people saying there's no gender pay gap. The data is there folks, but we don't feel like catering to your laziness, look it up yourselves.

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
5 months ago

But the off button on your respirator should be... (I feel bad for the doctors who will have to treat dumb*asses like this guy who they will feel obligated to treat under their swearing of the Hippocratic Oath).

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Matthew Smith
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5 months ago

that doesn't make any sense at all.

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sabocat
Community Member
5 months ago

How about dangerous tyranny?

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
5 months ago

True communism is about working together for the greater good. You, however, are free to die... I just wish you wouldn't take others with you and tax the health care system.

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Mark
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5 months ago

Yeah, they all want to open gun shops!

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