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Here's a day by day timeline of the virus in Florida. Looks like DeSantis went astray on March 5 when, despite warnings to the contrary, downplayed the risk (apparently spouting the preferred Trump talking points). Suppose he had thought for himself, read the reports from the scientists, and then looked at the Spring Break places, he might have thought "Oh shit, we need to do something quickly. But instead, he watched the mayor in Jaws while he waited for Trump's instructions. If he has now ended up so far with a lower than expected infection/death rate, it is more in spite of him than because of him.

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local ... n-florida/

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Florida Travelers...

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O Really wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 9:35 pm
Here's a day by day timeline of the virus in Florida. Looks like DeSantis went astray on March 5 when, despite warnings to the contrary, downplayed the risk (apparently spouting the preferred Trump talking points). Suppose he had thought for himself, read the reports from the scientists, and then looked at the Spring Break places, he might have thought "Oh shit, we need to do something quickly. But instead, he watched the mayor in Jaws while he waited for Trump's instructions. If he has now ended up so far with a lower than expected infection/death rate, it is more in spite of him than because of him.

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local ... n-florida/
What a difference 3 months makes!

Florida shatters daily record with 3,207 new coronavirus cases
In 'full 180,' Gov. Cuomo considers quarantine for people traveling from Florida to New York

... “If you went to Florida, you had to quarantine for two weeks because they were afraid that New Yorkers were bringing the virus to their state,” Cuomo said Thursday, according to the Daily News. “You want to talk about a full 180. Fast forward a 100 days, now we’re afraid they’re bringing the virus to our state.”

Florida likely won’t be the only state affected by the move, if Cuomo decides to enact it. New York may require people traveling from any states seeing upticks to quarantine, the Daily News reported. He also has not made a determination as of Thursday night.

“I haven’t made a decision yet, but I have had experts advise me of that. It is a real concern,” Cuomo said. “It could happen, and it’s something I’m considering.”

As spring turns to summer, snowbirds who came to Florida for the winter and delayed their return home would likely be affected by the decision, if finalized.

And while it’s difficult to track the exact number of New York residents that migrate south for the winter, Florida generally gains more than 800,000 residents each winter, mostly from New York, and that number grows each year, according to the Gerontological Society of America....
Poor billy.pilgrim, he may not get any relief from New Yorkers this summer, and they'll all be bitchin' about the heat.
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My wife is probably the only new Yorker in the panhandle.
They go south.

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Vrede too wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:04 pm
Link :o
Looks like a walking catfish, not sure why the author didn't know.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walking_catfish

They are a thing - especially in South Florida
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"In the United States, it is established in Florida.[7] It is reported in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts, and Nevada. The walking catfish was imported to Florida, reportedly from Thailand, in the early 1960s for the aquaculture trade."

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Ron just eliminated all online classes from public schools in Florida.

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A Florida man running for US Congress has gone full bore nutjob. He'll probably be elected.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/congressiona ... 12227.html

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neoplacebo wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:58 pm
A Florida man running for US Congress has gone full bore nutjob. He'll probably be elected.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/congressiona ... 12227.html
He's an independent and has qualified for the Nov ballot.
https://ballotpedia.org/K.W._Miller
He may be too wingnutty to get any votes, but he can only hurt the Repug nominee and the district isn't solid red.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida%2 ... tial_races
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A Florida jogger...

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Florida jogger finds human head by road during morning run, police say

The jogger thought that s/he was leading the race, but someone else was a head.

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Nevertheless, that individual doesn’t have to look over his shoulder anymore
We're gonna need a wall to keep Floridians in their place...
Checked in the mirror this morning,
it's not mine
when will people learn not to litter
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What's that in the road ahead? Yep

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Florida - always a step ahead.

Heads rolled after funeral home scandal.

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