- Mar 7, 2020
The state of his waistline he could do with going a lot further....
Well therein lies the difficulty with the law as it stands, there is no specific definition of ‘local’. There seem to be two ways of looking at it, those that think it’s there to prevent the masses travelling hundreds of miles to gather at beauty spots, and those who think it means exercising outside your front door. I’m in the former, so travelling a few miles to a park doesn’t phase me.Since when is going from no 10/11 to the North end of London classed as local.
The PM could do 10 laps of Hyde Park as his daily exercise , now that is local.
Standard ? We wish !If these are the lock down rules they seem fairly standard.
I have to say if folk are finding these rules tough they would not have survived Victoria/AU.
It worries me immensely. I don’t understand why more people aren’t more worried. Maybe I worry too much...Probably doesn't need adding, but the businesses gone t*ts up, jobs lost, education missed and the colossal debt are all something we should all worry about....
Try arguing that "the laws are complex" in front of a judge...Don’t get me started Ralph!
We have police here issuing fines because THEY THINK that someone’s actions are not ‘in the spirit of’ govt guidelines etc.
That‘s not their bloody job! Its their job to ENFORCE THE LAW and deal with those who break it. It’s not their job to decide on the spirit of things.
Then the chief copper comes on tv defending his men by saying ‘the laws and guidelines are complex’. That is not a defence. We are innocent until proven guilty, NOT the other way around, if the copper isn’t sure, if it’s not clear that a law has been broken, he doesn’t prosecute. Period!
Dozens of other similar stories.
Speaking of Maslow...Honestly, my only surprise regarding such riots is that there haven‘t been more. That's not defending them, but I do believe that when you start impinging on people’s core needs, strange psychological consequences are largely inevitable (well it’s hardly my idea, see Maslow and Hertzberg et al). I suspect that there is such hope being pinned on the vaccines returning freedoms that if they don’t, there will indeed be an increase of such pent up frustrations.
I think almost every country is prioritising health over economy... to an extent. By definition, that’s what a lock down is.Which should be the priority - the economy or public health ?
Do tell us if either of you have any strange urges following doses...Holy Cow, I just got a call from the Virginia dept of health and the wife and I are scheduled to get our Covid Vaccines Feb 2, next week. In Culpeper VA, it's a bit of a drive, but worth it to me.