In 2012 the city of Seattle banned the use of single use plastic bags. The move was met with great applause by environmentalist and social justice campaigners.
Since then California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, New York, Oregon and Vermont followed suit, along with hundreds of cities and towns across America.
Recently the Mayor of New York City and failed Democrat candidate for President Bill de Blaiso said, “Big Oil has been pushing single use plastics for too long – and it stops here. They litter our beaches and parks, jam our recycling machines, and contribute to climate change.”
All was well on the march to the utopia of a national banning on all single use plastic bags until recently when the Wuhan Virus struck the shores of America.
According to the most recent updates there are over six hundred and forty positive cases in Washington State with the death toll rising to forty people and six hundred and thirty cases in New York State, with two hundred and seventy of them in New York City. In total forty seven States now have positive cases.
Researchers are now showing that those tote and reusable bags that were imposed on tens of millions of Americans from coast to coast could in fact spread the virus as well as influenza.
On Sunday morning the researchers were joined in their alarm by Nick Isgro, the two-term mayor of Waterville, Maine a city of seventeen thousand people located in the central part of the Pine Tree State.
Mayor Isgro posted on his Facebook page “Tomorrow at our first COVID-19 Task Force meeting I plan to ask that we go to the City Council and ask them to not only temporarily suspend the ordinance passed last year banning the use of plastic bags, but also encourage all retailers to, until the COVID-19 outbreak passes, enforce a ban on bags brought from home.”
Big League Politics reached out to Mayor Isgro and he gave us the following statement:
“I’m asking for the ban because we know that bags from home are often full of contaminants and disease. We also know that right now our grocery stores have higher than normal customer counts, while at the same time running out of the very supplies we’d be asking people to clean their bags with. For the safety of the community, including both customers and store employees who are already under tremendous stress, it seems like a simple and common sense request to add to the mix of other safety precautions we are asking people to take.”
When asked about how his community is responding to his request Mayor Isgro remarked, “So far outside of one of two Facebook comments I’ve seen no negative feedback, only common sense support. I think most people realize this is not a time for politics.”
The mayor expresses hope that other communities will follow as well as store chains themselves.
HUGE: Court Documents Reveal Shot Kenosha Rioter Joseph Rosenbaum Was a Convicted Child Rapist
Convicted pedophile Joseph Rosenbaum was killed in an altercation at the Kenosha riots.
New court documents of the Pima County, Arizona circuit court reveal that Joseph Rosenbaum was convicted of various sex crimes against children in Arizona in 2002.
Rosenbaum was killed in an altercation while rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin last week. He is seen on camera lunging at 17-year old Kyle Rittenhouse, who eventually shot him, claiming he acted in self defense when Rosenbaum attempted to take the AR-15 rifle he was carrying. Rittenhouse attempted to flee the scene, and was pursued by two other rioters, one armed with a gun. He tripped and fell, and when the other rioters assailed him, he shot them both. Rosenbaum and one other rioter were killed, and a third wounded. Rittenhouse has been charged with first-degree murder in the shootings.
Watch video of the shootings and decide for yourself.
Shortly after Rosenbaum was identified as one of the deceased individuals, it became public knowledge that he was on the Wisconsin sex offender registry, for crimes committed in Arizona.
— Richard (@Wildman_AZ) August 27, 2020
The man who may very well have set off the violent altercation is a convicted pedophile, judging from the court documents that were published Wednesday. A presentence report reveals that Rosenbaum committed a range of sex crimes against several boys from the ages of nine to eleven years old, including outright rape.
More documents reveal the legal proceedings against Rosenbaum.
Rosenbaum would be convicted of two of the eleven total charges.
Some leftists had speculated that Rosenbaum was merely a victim of the criminal justice system upon the revelation that he was a convicted sex offender, claiming he had been merely been railroaded for sexual activity with his 17-year old girlfriend as an adult, or something of the like. The new documents disprove such an assertion, demonstrating that Rosenbaum was convicted for some of the most heinous child sex crimes known to society, including the outright rape of children.
Previous criminal records of parties involved in use-of-force incidences aren’t usually admissible in court cases, but Rittenhouse’s argument of self defense appears more credible when his word is placed against the conduct of a convicted pedophile.
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