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31. I'd have a hard time going along with this
Thu Jul 9, 2020, 02:31 PM
Jul 2020

Particularly in Florida where the Governor has been a mini-Trump in regards to Covid and frankly does not inspire confidence in making sure our kids or families are safe.

My son and daughter-in-law are really troubled by this rush to open schools without careful consideration to safety measures. By the end of August my new grand daughter should be home from the hospital. She's already had a rough start as a preemie, heart surgery and recently a nasty infection in her esophagus. Though Cassandra has proven herself as a mighty little fighter, she really cannot afford an infection like Covid. If her two step brothers were to bring home the virus, the complications could be tragic, deadly.

This is the sort of scenario many Americans will be facing--the desire to get the kids back to school but worried about reasonable safety measures in place. The fact that Trump howled at the CDC guidelines, claimed they were too expensive and complicated does not produce confidence in the revised plans.

Then there are all the other people exposed: teachers, cafeteria works, maintenance staff, bus drivers, etc.

Like everything else, Trump is risking the health and security of the American people.

May he rot in Hell!!

I would flee the state just for my survival. Beakybird Jul 2020 #1
No. marble falls Jul 2020 #2
NO, NO, and HELL NO!!!!!!!!!!!! MyOwnPeace Jul 2020 #3
Ditto (in those exact words) n/t DonaldsRump Jul 2020 #5
Given that the worst is obviously yet to come, and hard guage, empedocles Jul 2020 #4
Yes, if I were an illogical xian RWNJ parent who hated their own children and wanted to spread the erronis Jul 2020 #6
My younger Granddaughters are at risk .... ProudMNDemocrat Jul 2020 #7
That's the secret to his survival. lpbk2713 Jul 2020 #22
No. Possible life time brain damage. No. LizBeth Jul 2020 #8
I would have homeschooled. I am very worried abt my college kid. GreenPartyVoter Jul 2020 #9
I don't know Bettie Jul 2020 #10
Today... no JT45242 Jul 2020 #11
Florida did not mandate school attendance in August. Mariana Jul 2020 #12
ok edited nt steve2470 Jul 2020 #16
Absolutely not. n/t Lucinda Jul 2020 #13
Nope gollygee Jul 2020 #14
No plan, No kids. spanone Jul 2020 #15
If I were young enough to have school age kids and none of us had co-morbidities, I would, but... LAS14 Jul 2020 #17
Sure, just as soon as the promised Covid-19 testing is available Brother Buzz Jul 2020 #18
I wouldn't risk my health to return to work in any school. procon Jul 2020 #19
No. Even the university my children attend is online for fall. onecaliberal Jul 2020 #20
Absolutely not! ananda Jul 2020 #21
No MFM008 Jul 2020 #23
I feel it's a rock and a hard place situation forthemiddle Jul 2020 #24
If jail is too dangerous for Manafort school is too dangerous for kids uponit7771 Jul 2020 #27
82 kids at a summer camp just got COVID and they were outdoors most of the time, so NO WAY BamaRefugee Jul 2020 #25
Being outside most of the time is obviously not a guarantee of avoiding it Proud Liberal Dem Jul 2020 #28
Nope Proud Liberal Dem Jul 2020 #26
No! Come what may. mdelaguna Jul 2020 #29
any sane person would say bdamomma Jul 2020 #30
I'd have a hard time going along with this peggysue2 Jul 2020 #31
Not without consulting one of our resident DU epidemiologists. BannonsLiver Jul 2020 #32
No. Not only for the sake of my kids, phylny Jul 2020 #33
Not after this just happened in my county. Crunchy Frog Jul 2020 #34
No. No matter what they come up, I do not believe they can follow social distancing guidelines jmg257 Jul 2020 #35
My grandkids Texas not going marlakay Jul 2020 #36
Our district is giving us the option...and we have decided to keep the kids home and do virtual cbdo2007 Jul 2020 #37
With the plan that our district has in place, possibly. Caliman73 Jul 2020 #38
It will depend on what the school is doing to protect the children and staff. marie999 Jul 2020 #39
Hell to the no. Demsrule86 Jul 2020 #40
I'm in Arizona StarryNite Jul 2020 #41
Not hypothetical, 9yo will do virtual JCMach1 Jul 2020 #42
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