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Under The Radar

(3,388 posts)
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 09:38 PM Mar 2021

Why isn't Russian Roulette a more popular sport in Texas?

Hell, with a six shot revolver, a player has an 84% chance of winning every time. Those are better odds than in Poker.


I wonder if Exxon will now drop their mandated hard hat regulations at all of their refineries.
Will Texas kick Walmart out the state if Walmart still requires mask?
Why don’t they act like real men and reject their vaccine allotment?

There just isn’t any logic to this shit anymore. Elected officials just have no concern for the citizens that elected them.

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Why isn't Russian Roulette a more popular sport in Texas? (Original Post) Under The Radar Mar 2021 OP
15 other states had already dropped mandates. TwilightZone Mar 2021 #1
You don't think that there will be protest against for Walmart Under The Radar Mar 2021 #4
No. TwilightZone Mar 2021 #5
They play it a lot. When Texans elect a Repug to a position of responsibility, they add a bullet. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Mar 2021 #2
Covid is for Pinkos..... magicarpet Mar 2021 #3
I don't know about in Texas but masks were never required in Arkansas Walmarts. TomSlick Mar 2021 #6
They've been required in all Walmarts since July. TwilightZone Mar 2021 #7
"Require" is an interesting word. TomSlick Mar 2021 #8
Many states don't require masks dalton99a Mar 2021 #9
True. You can add Texas to your list. TomSlick Mar 2021 #10
The operative term is "Walmart" TwilightZone Mar 2021 #11

TwilightZone

(24,720 posts)
1. 15 other states had already dropped mandates.
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 09:49 PM
Mar 2021

This isn't just about Texas. It's common among most states that are GOP-controlled.

"Will Texas kick Walmart out the state if Walmart still requires mask?"

No, as was clearly noted, businesses can still require them and many will.

Under The Radar

(3,388 posts)
4. You don't think that there will be protest against for Walmart
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 10:16 PM
Mar 2021

....for an invasion of their freedoms?
I’ll bet my golf clubs that there will be at least 5 people arrested before next Friday for their unruly protest.

TwilightZone

(24,720 posts)
5. No.
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 10:27 PM
Mar 2021

Masks have been required by stores, restaurants, etc. in many Texas cities pretty consistently even when not explicitly required. There are always the freaks who don't want to wear them and the businesses who won't require them, but they're a minority and this is unlikely to change anything. None of the major chains have backed down when mandates have been lifted previously, nor do I expect them to now.

We're in a purple TX suburb. Went to our local HEB (a large grocery chain) so my partner could get a covid vaccine (I needed to be present in case she had a reaction). The place was packed and I saw a total of two people without masks. I've heard and read similar stories about Dallas, Houston, etc. Everyone knows that the state response is a joke so most act accordingly. Otherwise, our numbers would be even worse than they are.

2. They play it a lot. When Texans elect a Repug to a position of responsibility, they add a bullet.
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 09:50 PM
Mar 2021

Also, they don't use a revolver. They've got a Glock with a cartridge chambered that they hold to their collective heads whenever an emergency occurs.

So it's not click-click-click-click-click-BOOM! It's just BOOM!!!

magicarpet

(13,776 posts)
3. Covid is for Pinkos.....
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 09:51 PM
Mar 2021

Rugged individualism,...

Toxic Masculinity,...

Jesus loves us cause we are not libs,... so we will never get Covid.

Alpha macho males do not wear panties to cover their nose and mouth.

Open the economy full blast,... Let's get the trDump boomtown economy going again.

TomSlick

(10,976 posts)
6. I don't know about in Texas but masks were never required in Arkansas Walmarts.
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 10:47 PM
Mar 2021

At best, they were encouraged for a short while but no more.

TwilightZone

(24,720 posts)
7. They've been required in all Walmarts since July.
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 11:16 PM
Mar 2021
https://corporate.walmart.com/newsroom/2020/07/15/a-simple-step-to-help-keep-you-safe-walmart-and-sams-club-require-shoppers-to-wear-face-coverings

They later announced that they were allowing people who refused to wear them to still shop, essentially to avoid physical confrontations. I suspect it's also a staffing issue in some instances.

TomSlick

(10,976 posts)
8. "Require" is an interesting word.
Wed Mar 3, 2021, 01:38 PM
Mar 2021

The signs on the door say masks are "required" but there is no visible effort to do more. At my local Walmart, the "requirement" is often honored only in the breach.

If a "requirement" has no enforcement, it is at best a suggestion.

dalton99a

(80,525 posts)
9. Many states don't require masks
Wed Mar 3, 2021, 01:41 PM
Mar 2021

Alaska
Arizona
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Iowa
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas (effective March 10)

TwilightZone

(24,720 posts)
11. The operative term is "Walmart"
Wed Mar 3, 2021, 07:36 PM
Mar 2021

They are still technically required in Walmart in those states, though they are not enforcing them in all locations.

In Texas, for example, businesses are still free to require them, even under the new 100% open status.

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