Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Madison Shuts Down

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler issued the following statement.


Anonymous said...

Mary must be saving paper. This is the shortest one I've seen yet.

Anonymous said...

Mary says more in 1.5 pages than Baby Chok says in eight pages.

Anonymous said...

This is an important read about the numbers that are being thrown at us.

Anonymous said...

People shouldn't losing their minds over this. The more we delay this, the worse it will be for the 98% of us that need to provide for our families. The trickle down infection rate is delaying a sad inevitability. The measures mayors and governors are taking are mistakenly too late. Let it run it's course naturally. I think the lesser of the two evils. Unfortunately, people will die under both scenarios, but the majority of people who need to provide for others can. This, so far is the only choice people in a position of power can see. Hate to sound corny but star trek had it right: "The needs of the many out way the needs of the few, or the one." A tough decision, but a necessary one. Just another concerned father, brother, and son who wishes the best for everyone. God bless.

Anonymous said...

@2:14 - clearly thats because Baby Chocke (1) likes to hear himself pontificate, which is one of the few things he does well, and (2) because Mayor Mary doesn't mind dealing with a Governor of a different party --- and philosophy --- than Baby Chocke. Mary referenced Reeves' order and listing of essential businesses, for example, while Antwar wanted to create his own list. Maybe Antwar wanted his buddies throughout the country (those he is trying to get to join his revolution) to think that all those businesses and venues listed in his enumeration actually existed in the city he is screwing.

Anonymous said...

Please tell me liquor stores are still operating. I have 2 home from college, bored out of their minds and a husband to deal with. I may kill someone if the wine stops.

Anonymous said...

Madison did not "shut down", and this Order does not "shut down" the City. Things/businesses will continue to operate as they have been for the last few weeks. In Gov Reeves' prior Order, almost every business (except barbershops, gyms, tanning salons, etc) were deemed "essential", remained open, and still remain open. So, by extension, the Mayor's order doesn't change a thing, and everything that was essential or open under the Gov's Order still remains open in the City of Madison. Everything that has been closed the past few weeks will remain closed, and everything that has been open the past few weeks will remain open. If I'm wrong, please tell me how/where it's different than what we've already been dealing with. Nor is there any "stay at home" or "shelter in place" provisions in this Order by the Mayor.

Anonymous said...

@3:05 - exactly. Kingfish is spreading fear and false news. Just like when he said "gun stores are closed in Jackson". Not true.

Baby Chok is a Loser said...

Baby Chok is just trying to be relevant, but he's not.

Anonymous said...

Brunettes all over Madison are poised to sue Mayor Mary for winding up grey. And more than a few blondes too.

Anonymous said...

These orders just articulate the stuff we were told to do 10 days ago. You can still go to the Krogers and socialize. Geez

Anonymous said...

He actually made a few good points.

The usual rambling and such, but still a couple of intelligent ideas.

I'll continue to be a critic, but I'll also give the Mayor credit when it's deserved.

Anonymous said...

Are the figures for Madison County able to be separated by city?

P.S. I think the Jackson mayor did a good job and I don't live in Jackson or Madison.

Anonymous said...

I retract my prior opinion. KF is really a journalist--spewing misleading headlines to get clicks.

Anonymous said...

Wow 7:58 I read what you said as "KF is...Spewing misleading headlines to get chicks."

This is a tough board!

Anonymous said...

@ 5:03 - any poster who continues to put an 's' on the name Kroger cannot be taken seriously about anything else in the post.

Can we assume you shop at Wal Marts and Jitney Jungles?

Anonymous said...

The lumamba derangement syndrome appears to be worsening. We are at maximum infection rate in these parts.

Anonymous said...

I shop at Whole Foods and and previously McDade's. Though sometimes I go to Sam's Club.

I can say whatever I want however I want because I am rich.

Anonymous said...

@4:06ssssssssssss lol

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