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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 03:35 PM Jun 2021

A small sampling of good news.

I live in a small town in Northern California. While our politics are slightly blue, we have our share of idiots, too. Since the pandemic began a small minority have been staging vehicular protests in the form of about 20 pickup trucks making a few circles through town festooned with Trump flags, American flags half the size of the truck and signs saying things like Stop The Tyranny, There Is No Virus, etc. They drive around blowing their horns, briefly blocking intersections and yelling and screaming. Their target destination is the Department of Public Health where they have been administering vaccinations.

Their they shout out rude things directed at the Public Health Director through their bullhorns. Never caused any real trouble or violence and the whole thing is over in about ten minutes before the cops can get there. Then they scatter.

The interesting thing is, the last time they did this a few weeks ago, there were no Trump flags. Not one. This indicates that decision was made collectively, not individually. Nothing else was different, just the Trump flags being gone.

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A small sampling of good news. (Original Post) Mr.Bill Jun 2021 OP
we had a convoy of three trucks (haha) right before the election... bahboo Jun 2021 #1
The downside of these assholes here Mr.Bill Jun 2021 #3
Good! frogmarch Jun 2021 #2


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1. we had a convoy of three trucks (haha) right before the election...
Thu Jun 17, 2021, 03:44 PM
Jun 2021

riding around a grocery store. I live in a pretty blue SoCal beach town. We all pointed and laughed at the assholes...


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3. The downside of these assholes here
Thu Jun 17, 2021, 03:52 PM
Jun 2021

is my County is only at a 46% vaccination rate, which is not good for California. Some counties are over 80%. Other than that these clowns would just be a minor amusement.

We have had an amazing compliance rate with masking, mainly because of the enforcement by the businesses here. I could count on one hand the amount of times I saw someone in a retail store without a mask. Since tha state lifted the mask order for vaccinated people, I'm seeing about 20% no mask. And no one asking for proof of vaccination.

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