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Stonepounder

(4,033 posts)
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:03 PM Mar 2020

KY man tests positive, refuses to self-quarantine.

A Kentucky man tested positive for the Coronavirus and refused to self quarantine. Thankfully we managed to get a Democrat as Governor this time around. There is a rather obscure statute and Gov Beshear found it. There is now a sheriff's deputy posted outside the man's home. Who wants to bet this idiot is a Trump-Humper?





https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=8774
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KY man tests positive, refuses to self-quarantine. (Original Post) Stonepounder Mar 2020 OP
Freedumb comes at a price.... OnDoutside Mar 2020 #1
+1 Native Mar 2020 #17
maybe tRump will award him the medal of freedumb when this is over. nt yaesu Mar 2020 #37
Couldn't we just let him run loose as long as he stays away from us "socialists" Thomas Hurt Mar 2020 #2
maybe we could just shoot him like a rabid dog? getagrip_already Mar 2020 #28
Or give him a Cabinet post ... n/t moonscape Mar 2020 #33
Normally, I'd agree with you. In this case, I'm biased. I have family there. degage Mar 2020 #34
Hey great idea DENVERPOPS Mar 2020 #39
Better yet DENVERPOPS Mar 2020 #53
Someone needs to inform IQ45 about this.... paleotn Mar 2020 #42
Something one might expect from a Florida man. LisaL Mar 2020 #3
As a Florida man Chainfire Mar 2020 #5
In that case mercuryblues Mar 2020 #29
And I refudiate you! hangaleft Mar 2020 #52
'self isolate' him dweller Mar 2020 #4
Unfortunately then prisoners and personnel are at increased risk. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #16
an isolation cell then dweller Mar 2020 #19
Much simpler to put him in jail AFTER he is no longer infectious. . . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #20
Yes, stand watch over him, test until he's negative then slap the cuffs on him! littlemissmartypants Mar 2020 #23
he's under house arrest dweller Mar 2020 #54
He would become a martyr a political prisoner DENVERPOPS Mar 2020 #40
we survived Bowling Green dweller Mar 2020 #46
In a week this policy won't be enforceable. WhiskeyGrinder Mar 2020 #6
Do not be so sure. Big Blue Marble Mar 2020 #10
And what a shit-show that would be. WhiskeyGrinder Mar 2020 #11
Between local law enforcement and the NG, there still wont be enough cops. Volaris Mar 2020 #13
I read a story some days back Chainfire Mar 2020 #7
In South Korea, a quarantine breaker was fined something like $30,000. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #15
We predicted this. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #8
Chances of an assault rifle in the house? Under The Radar Mar 2020 #9
A follow-up tweet from Bluegrass Politics.... KY_EnviroGuy Mar 2020 #12
Who wants to bet he is one of trump's offspring? MLAA Mar 2020 #14
Quarantine Trump and his spawn DENVERPOPS Mar 2020 #43
I could live with that 😬😷 MLAA Mar 2020 #45
I don't know about other illnesses, KatyaR Mar 2020 #18
You just brought back a memory for me gay texan Mar 2020 #22
Wonder where he got this idea from? bluestarone Mar 2020 #21
I understand that happened in North Korea once relayerbob Mar 2020 #24
Lock him up. At this point he is a threat to the public and poses imminent danger. Evolve Dammit Mar 2020 #25
If he really, really, really wants to go to a Trump rally, I think the sheriff should let him. tclambert Mar 2020 #44
weell.......ok... Evolve Dammit Mar 2020 #48
These headlines. It always takes me awhile to remember that KY is a state bluedye33139 Mar 2020 #26
Ha! n/t rzemanfl Mar 2020 #27
LOL, TexasTowelie Mar 2020 #30
He will be a dead trump humper if he does not listen to the warmfeet Mar 2020 #31
I'd be very surprised if he wasn't a Red Hatter. Different Drummer Mar 2020 #32
People (especially those in KY) should know his name. TNNurse Mar 2020 #35
Invite that man to Mara Lardo... comradebillyboy Mar 2020 #36
I think the Sheriff is protecting him. Baked Potato Mar 2020 #38
What would John Galt do? Ayn Rand's hero character certainly wouldn't ask for help tclambert Mar 2020 #41
Dumb bastard... Chicago1980 Mar 2020 #47
If he wasn't going to bother to accept the quarantine... IggleDuer Mar 2020 #49
How did he get tested? Bayard Mar 2020 #50
Prolly needs his meth. brokephibroke Mar 2020 #51
he's under house arrest dweller Mar 2020 #55

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
2. Couldn't we just let him run loose as long as he stays away from us "socialists"
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:06 PM
Mar 2020

Last edited Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:38 PM - Edit history (1)

getagrip_already

(15,739 posts)
28. maybe we could just shoot him like a rabid dog?
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:37 PM
Mar 2020

Would the reich wing hesitate if the roles were reversed?

 

degage

(103 posts)
34. Normally, I'd agree with you. In this case, I'm biased. I have family there.
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:54 PM
Mar 2020

My sisters and my nieces/nephews are in the Louisville area. Not that far from this idiot. None of them are in any high-risk group, but I'd rather not take chances.

I do wonder how this person was exposed.

DENVERPOPS

(9,273 posts)
53. Better yet
Sun Mar 15, 2020, 03:52 PM
Mar 2020

would be forced sterilization of any and all members of the Republican party. Or a virus that selectively attacks just them?????

(Now don't you all agree with me at once.....

littlemissmartypants

(23,522 posts)
23. Yes, stand watch over him, test until he's negative then slap the cuffs on him!
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:13 PM
Mar 2020

No mercy for this idiocy. Some day I hope to see fat Nixon and his crew in the same place.

DENVERPOPS

(9,273 posts)
40. He would become a martyr a political prisoner
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 08:44 PM
Mar 2020

and then the shit would really hit the fan.....Another Gettysburg.....

Volaris

(10,360 posts)
13. Between local law enforcement and the NG, there still wont be enough cops.
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:34 PM
Mar 2020

Were gonna have to do this OURSELVES, or it wont work.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
7. I read a story some days back
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:16 PM
Mar 2020

About a N. Korean official who acted the same way. It was reported that he was executed without any judicial proceedings.

You, know, come to think about it, Trump may be infected, and refusing to quarantine....Naw, I would never suggest such a thing.....

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,542 posts)
12. A follow-up tweet from Bluegrass Politics....
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:34 PM
Mar 2020


Text:
Bluegrass Politics @BGPolitics

We don’t know if this is the law Gov Beshear referred to re: state’s authority to force virus-positive Nelson Co man to stay home. But KRS 214.020 gives the state power to “strictly maintain quarantine” to prevent spread of infectious diseases. https://bit.ly/2xEApY2 ^JC
5:35 PM - Mar 14, 2020


KY...............

KatyaR

(3,461 posts)
18. I don't know about other illnesses,
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:51 PM
Mar 2020

but I think there's still a law on the books in Oklahoma that if you're a tuberculosis patient and don't follow treatment plans, you can be hospitalized and quarantined against your will for the public good.

This guy's an idiot.

gay texan

(2,622 posts)
22. You just brought back a memory for me
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:12 PM
Mar 2020

I was driving my Grandmother around in Shawnee, OK many years ago. We crossed over some railroad tracks and she pointed out a derelict building that was used to house TB infected people.

bluestarone

(17,618 posts)
21. Wonder where he got this idea from?
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 06:55 PM
Mar 2020

OH i know The asshole president doesn't think he needs to self quarantine either.

Evolve Dammit

(17,503 posts)
25. Lock him up. At this point he is a threat to the public and poses imminent danger.
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:29 PM
Mar 2020

It's not a matter of choice at this point. You can't go around infecting people. Self-quarantine or be removed from the petri dish.

warmfeet

(3,321 posts)
31. He will be a dead trump humper if he does not listen to the
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 07:42 PM
Mar 2020

experts. Okay by me. I support life, but I do not support someone willfully putting other lives in danger. If someone puts the rest of us in danger, fuck them. Send him to the white house to meet trump and pence, we can fix multiple problems in one go.

Baked Potato

(7,733 posts)
38. I think the Sheriff is protecting him.
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 08:08 PM
Mar 2020

Human beings find ways to eliminate disease carriers who don’t care about the greater good.

tclambert

(11,091 posts)
41. What would John Galt do? Ayn Rand's hero character certainly wouldn't ask for help
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 08:45 PM
Mar 2020

if he got coronavirus. And he wouldn't do anything to help other people. They should take care of their own health. On the other hand, being so theoretically self-reliant, Galt probably wouldn't have any close friends or spend any time with relatives, so he probably wouldn't spread it very much.

Bayard

(22,902 posts)
50. How did he get tested?
Sat Mar 14, 2020, 11:56 PM
Mar 2020

Nelson County is only a couple counties over from us. Getting a bit too close for comfort.

Our Gov did the right thing.

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