first_imgIS IT TRUE when people get desperate they will do desperate things? …desperation can be caused by loss of employment, not able to pay your water bill, gas and electric bills, mobile phone bill, can’t pay your rent or mortgage payments, experiencing a medical issue, going through a divorce, can’t buy food or medicine, or can’t make your car payment?IS IT TRUE we are told by people in the know if some of the self-serving and narcissistic politicians don’t stop making unreasonable political promises that it could lead to civil discourse among the masses?IS IT TRUE it looks like some people living in Michigan and Kentucky are becoming somewhat desperate and are beginning to openly protest against some of the decisions and promises made by their elected officials?  …according to recent news reports, some people are beginning to feel helpless and angry about their current economic station in life?IS IT TRUE we can guarantee the next time a politician calls a news conference to talk about the COVID-19 virus they better also have a workable and well thought out plan to safely put people back to work?IS IT TRUE we are told that most people are getting sick and tired of hearing mindless platitudes making comments about how to eradicate the COVIS-19 virus?  …the comments are coming from unqualified people?…if there has ever been a time for competence (doctors, researchers, and scientists) to step forward and political charismatics to keep their mouths shut, this is the time?IS IT TRUE for over a month we watched Governors Andrew Como (NEW YORK) speak in detail on how to protect people from the Coronavirus? …he is brutally direct, honest, well informed and well-spoken? …he understands how deadly this virus can be and how to take it head-on? …it’s also obvious that he is putting ordinary citizens, first responders and health professionals above profits?IS IT TRUE we give first responders, nurses, doctors, law enforcement, health professionals, delivery persons, hospital administrators, national guard, clergy and grocery store clerks, and owners and trucks drivers five (cheers) for the brave things that they are doing to protect us during this time of crisis?IS IT TRUE that re-opening our society must be a step-by-step and gradual process by utilizing contact tracing that involves mapping whom the patient was involved with before contracting the COVID-19 disease?  …testing is also another important element in preparing to reopen our society to a normal way of life?  …that certain political types better understand that this crisis “Isn’t Over Till The Fat Lady Sings”?IS IT TRUE  recently Berry Global announced they will be temporarily laying off approximately 600 employees for one week? …foodservice products for the restaurant industry have seen a decrease in demand was the main reason for the unexpected lay-off?  …we recently predicted that the employees shouldn’t be surprised to hear that the lay-offs may be longer than originally announced?IS IT TRUE that a once gainfully employed divorced waitress with two kids told us that when she gets her $2,200 governmental stimulus check it will last like a snowball in the Sahara Desert?IS IT TRUE when the people fear the Government we have Tyranny!  When the government fears the people we have Liberty? We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?IS IT TRUE that Linda McMahon is the wife of the multi-millionaire owner and CEO of the World Wrestling Entertainment Corp.? …that Linda McMahon was a former Trump cabinet appointee? …last year Linda McMahon left her cabinet position with President position as Chief of the Small Business Administration to form the American First Action Super PAC? …this committee mission is to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the “Trump For President” campaign?IS IT TRUE that the Orange County Florida Sheriff went to the World Wrestling Entertainment Performance Center numerous times in March and April to inform the owner that wrestling isn’t an essential business and needed to be shut down?  …that a few days later the Republican Florida Governor declared WWE as an essential business? …we now understand where the saying “it’s not what you know but who you know” started?IS IT TRUE the masses are finally getting fed up with the political patronage and pork-barrel politics of self-serving and narcissistic Federal, State and local politicians? IS IT TRUE as of 12 noon today only 1% of the population of the United States have been tested for the COVID-19 virus?IS IT TRUE the population of the United States is 327 million people?  …as of today, around 2 million-plus people have been tested for the virus? IS IT TRUE our “READERS POLLS” are non-scientific but trendy?Today’s “Readers Poll” question is:  Who’s more qualified in determining when people should be allowed to go back to work?Please take time and read our articles entitled “STATEHOUSE FILES, LAW ENFORCEMENT, “READERS POLL”, BIRTHDAYS, HOT JOBS”, EDUCATION, OBITUARIES and “LOCAL SPORTS”.You now are able to subscribe to get the CCO daily or If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us at City-County [email protected]: City-County Observer Comment Policy. Be kind to people. 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