Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Mayor Orders Curfew, Mandatory Masks

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is holding a press conference right now on the Covid-19 response.  It is streamed below.

* Mayor said the infection rate and death rate are among lowest for cities of similar size.

* Mayor says Governor's order opening up businesses in surrounding burbs forced his hand. He likened Jackson to an island, saying it could do little to prevent Jackson residents from visiting the burbs and returning to Jackson.

* Jackson is now under a masking order in businesses. Businesses are limited to 5 customers per 1,000 square feet (He misspoke and said 5 per square foot). POS registers must be 6 feet apart. (Um, registers are Kroger and Corner aren't six feet apart.).

* Use 1-way aisle markers.

* Conduct daily temperature checks of employees.

* Customers must wear masks when not seated at a table.

* Restaurants and bars must close at 10 PM.

* Self-service drink stations, buffet tables, and similar items are prohibited.

* Auditoriums, theatres, and similar venues must remain closed.

* Order will be posted Thursday on Jackson's website.

* A curfew of 11 PM to 5 AM is instituted. 


Anonymous said...

Every level of response has been idiotic. From the feds down to the locals. The BEST response would have been no response.

Anonymous said...

Jaxson Karens' dreams have come true.

Curfews and mandatory masks 2 months after

Anonymous said...

He's going to have every sovereign citizen that thinks any public order is tyranny defying his order (and common decency) by deliberately congregating in large crowds with their guns on display. Some people seem to want to cause as much harm as possible just to prove they can't be told what to do, just like a bunch of 5-year-old kids throwing a tantrum when mommy won't let them have a cookie before supper.

Anonymous said...

How do you eat and drink in a mask? “Wannabe autocrat”.

Anonymous said...

Madison county and Rankin county business owners just nominated Ladumba for the man of the year award.

Anonymous said...

Make sure you wear the mask all day everyday until you get respiratory infections. Create your own Covid 19 sickness.

Also, touch everything you can while wearing gloves, then buy a bag of chips and eat it with your gloves on. It's ok, your hands will be clean.

DO NOT LISTEN TO THOSE FREEDUMB PEOPLE. Trust us! Chokwe mayor for life!

Anonymous said...

Can people be arrested for not wearing a mask? Can they be ticketed? I smell a new revenue stream

Anonymous said...

a right not exercised is wrong

Anonymous said...

Well, I’m sure all the folks shooting each other will put down their arms at 11pm, go home, and pick things back up at 5am while wearing a mask. We’re all safe now. Thanks Antard “I touched my mask and face 50 times during the press conference” Ladumba.

Anonymous said...

To those who think wearing a mask is an unconstitutional infringement, why don't they carry their logic all the way and refuse to wear any clothes? They're always the first to complain that the government isn't doing anything about saggy pants.

Anonymous said...

@2:03pm - You do realize the vast majority of “adult” Mississippians have the emotional intelligence of a 5 year old. Of course they’re going to “rebel against the government tyranny.” Mah Freedumbs! While they infect everyone with Covid and their stupid conspiracy theories.

Anonymous said...

Since Jackson is limited to 5 customers per square foot, I guess my 200 square foot conference room is limited to 1000 of my clients at any one time. Will have to remove the conference table and chairs to comply, I suppose.

Anonymous said...

Five customers per square foot. That would be cozy.

Close by 10:00 PM because that is when the 'rona wakes up, apparently.

Mayor flap jaw must be back from his Bloomberg funded anti-gun/anti-2A indoctrination, i.e. "leadership" by tyranny.

Anonymous said...

My initial reaction after reading this manifesto was to check and see if this is April fools day!

Anonymous said...

Point of Service registers must be 6 feet apart. If the physical registers are closer to 6ft, they must simply close the lane that's too close. At that point a register that's not operational it is no longer a POS register, it's a closed register.

Go to Kroger right now (run!), the self-service registers have had every-other register closed, this way people aren't right on top of each other.

It's going to be okay, everyone, we can handle this.

Anonymous said...

Soooooo, can you wear a mask into a bank?

Anonymous said...

The batteries on the podium are charged up!

Anonymous said...

Antard, been blowing off your orders since Day 1.

Anonymous said...

"US officials including Surgeon General Jerome Adams and Vice President Mike Pence have urged people against buying and wearing masks to protect themselves from the new coronavirus. "You can increase your risk of getting it by wearing a mask if you are not a health care provider," Adams said. "Folks who don't know how to wear them properly tend to touch their faces a lot and actually can increase the spread of coronavirus," he added."

"The CDC only recommends masks for select groups of people: Those in a region currently experiencing an outbreak, healthcare workers treating coronavirus patients, and anyone who experiences flu-like symptoms."

"The World Health Organization joined TikTok last week to provide accurate information about COVID-19. In one of two videos posted, it explained most people should not wear masks and provided instructions for how to properly wear one."

"The only people who need masks are those who are already infected to keep from exposing others. The masks sold at drugstores aren't even good enough to truly protect anyone." Fauci said.
"If you look at the masks that you buy in a drug store, the leakage around that doesn't really do much to protect you," he said.

CDC - "We did not find evidence that surgical-type face masks are effective in reducing laboratory-confirmed infection, either when worn by infected persons (source control) or by persons in the general community to reduce their susceptibility"

Theca Jones of the Roguish Gent Podcast said...

Lol you just can't win with you people. You want to open up, the city is opening up. A few percatuions to take, and now that's too much. Y'all want it one way, and it's the other. I know, we are a "radical" city. Again, say what you want but a majority of y'all are acting like children about some of these things.

Anonymous said...

from @MaxKennerly on Twitter:

The CDC report is terrifying. One symptomatic person attended a 2.5-hour choir practice with 60 other people.

32 confirmed and 20 probable secondary cases. 3 hospitalized, 2 dead.


Anonymous said...

3:55 you are exactly right! jackson can't win if they open up or if it stays closed...

anyway--i think the point is that we want everything to be open like it used to be. Want to know how Austria, South Korea, China have not only flattened their curve, but have a great handle on things...mask wearing in public. Yes-its required in those places. We're too "cool" or too 'free' to be forced to wear something that will really, really help us get rid of this, or limit it so that we can get back to 'normal'.

we never think of others. always ourselves. masks in public would help. dont care. just me.

Anonymous said...

3:50, puhleeeze. I know that doctors used leeches in 1776 on you, but things evolve. Here to counter your drivel is current guidance:

CDC on Homemade Cloth Face Coverings

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure.

And, why "voluntary?" Because CDC is Federal and not an enforcement agency.

A, why did CDC change guidance: Asymptomatic transmission.

B, why did they initially advise against masks? Because, like with hand sanitizer and every other item of PPE, some folks HOARDED it, some folks GOUGED others, and hospitals were short of supplies. That's changed. You can buy a mask at Kroger. They work - TO PROTECT OTHERS mainly.

C, for further questions and contrasting facts to your FreeDumb anti science post, folks can go to https://hub.jhu.edu/2020/04/24/covid-19-mask-glove-use/

That's Johns Hopkins for you who want to read something not off a Derp website.

Patriots show responsibility for others. Patriots wear masks. Not skeleton masks while toting toy guns. Be responsible for someone besides yourself.

Anonymous said...

All I got out out his latest "order" was that now "face coverings" are required . . . (not masks).

According to hiz' honor, not everyone has enough money to afford a mask.


That reminds me of the old bawdy poem.

" Back in the days of old,
When Kings were Kings and knights were bold.

Birth control was not invented.

So they wrapped a sock around their C#ck,
And babies were prevented. "

Anonymous said...

@4:01p- Besides the fact that this is from MARCH, I've copied and pasted a DIRECT STATEMENT FROM THE ARTICLE:

"All three hospitalized patients had two or more underlying medical conditions."

Realistically, they could have just as easily been killed in a car crash OR died from one of their underlying conditions. Those that were exposed and survived are actually better off than those of us cooped up at home with NO IMMUNITY to this virus.

So what exactly was the point of you sharing this old article?

Anonymous said...

I will not be told how to live my life by the likes of Antard "Baby Chok" Ludumba.

However, I will follow the advice of Gov. Reeves and Dr. Dobbs.

Anonymous said...

Mark Jordan needs to put back up his billboard on I-55 North that said "Last One Out Turn Out The Lights". Only a damn fool would invest any money in a city with this "leadership" and judicial system.

Anonymous said...

Well, if you live in the 7 counties with hotspots, Scott, Leake, Lauderdale, etc, the GUV is nowrequiring masks for customers in retail, too. And, he's right.

Anonymous said...

FYI The CDC and Surgeon General now recommend wearing masks. The guidance on not wearing masks was from early March.

Anonymous said...

" I will not be told how to live my life by the likes of Antard "Baby Chok" Ludumba. "

Not to worry, no one else in the capitol city is listening to him either.

BTW, don't look for the local news report ( WAPT or WLBT ) that exposed a group of around 100 having a block party last weekend.

It's since been removed by all parties.

Anonymous said...


1) the CDC report came out today

2) “preexisting conditions” includes high blood pressure, obesity, & other common conditions that are rife in MS

was your reax to 9/11 “meh, some of them woulda died in car crashes”?

Anonymous said...

"He likened Jackson to an island, saying it could do little to prevent Jackson residents from visiting the burbs and returning to Jackson."

He's not the only one who wishes he could figure out how to do that. He's a brilliant man, his time is running short, and I hope he can figure it out soon.

Anon-E-Mouse said...

When you read the WHO narrative about masks, it makes you wonder why we are being forced to wear them.


Anonymous said...

@5:19p- It may have come out today but it's trying to scare people with a 2 month old case.

All those afflicted Mississippians can put down the sugar and fried food any time they'd like and see their health improve significantly. They CHOOSE their lifestyle!!! Therefore, they must live, or die, with/by the consequences.

Despite your effort to compare this virus to 9/11, you failed. The pause in daily activity was NOTHING compared to the lockdowns we are experiencing. Heck, I didn't even get to leave work that day, much less see businesses crumble because of shelter-in-place orders. Not to mention, 9/11 was the handiwork of extreme terrorists... COVID-19 is a manipulative attempt to control masses. The major players give it away... Gates and Fauci are some twisted mo-fo's.

Anonymous said...

We all want to know how the white Liberals in Fondren are doing. Are they still trudging to Whole Foods and Starbucks for their daily Foie Gras and Lattes.😷.

Anonymous said...

By July 4th he will be saying I told you so. If you at least try to practice social distancing and washing your hands. Then maybe we can rob him of the opportunity and help protect each other as well.

Anonymous said...

5:19 Did you really just compare 9/11 to a virus? What a freaking insult!

Anonymous said...

These comments. And we wonder why we are ranked at the bottom.

Anonymous said...

I thought the mayor called a press conference to send all the masks in Jackson to China a few months back, right?

Anonymous said...

Hey ludumba... I've yet to see you wear a mask. I'm a few houses down from you. By the way good luck enforcing that rule you minion of a man. Come see me to inform me if I'm not wearing a mask. I usually take it off when not operating... you obviously have low self esteem yo take such matters up like this one just to insert your rules.

Anonymous said...

"Well, I’m sure all the folks shooting each other will put down their arms at 11pm, go home, and pick things back up at 5am while wearing a mask". It will not work any better than Canton's 9pm-5am curfew has. Still having crime with the ubiquitous shootings and assaults. Truly put the curfew in place at the beginning of the SIP order and hasn't lifted it as of yet.

Anonymous said...

5:02 PM... I think that Mark's sign also said: Get out of town while the getting is good.

I left Jackson in 1975 after seeing what was coming and I'll never return.

Anonymous said...

I vote 3:09 for the win!

Anonymous said...

Listening to the little pompous speech, multiple times he is always blaming "they" said or since "they" have now done....

Anonymous said...

Ummm, nope. The mayor won't dictate to me what I shall/shall not wear, and when I can move about freely.

I'll be happy to be a test case, I have better lawyers than the city, and definitely more money... Bring it baby Chok!

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