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23 minutes ago, Boris Johnson said:

Woman on breakfast telly this morning from WHO again saying that to get things under control you need good track and trace, testing and genomics.

Should we chase those results up again?

 

Test test test trace trace trace.

 

Simple really

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1 hour ago, horatiotheturd said:

"Not the time to reinvent the wheel"

They have have nearly a year, and don't need to invent anything, just look at what proper countries did months ago and take the lessons they have learned on board.

Its the time to use all the wheels we have though.

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In any battle - and this is a battle - we need the best tools in our arsenal. To stonewall Dr Glover at this time (and I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that there’s some ‘smearing’ going on behind the scenes too) is not in the Island’s best interests. Our government, right now, is not working in the Island’s best interest. 
 

The danger is, that we, as a population are almost desensitised to this information because it happens so often bit this is something the public needs to wake up to. 

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2 minutes ago, Roxanne said:

To stonewall Dr Glover at this time (and I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that there’s some ‘smearing’ going on behind the scenes too) is not in the Island’s best interests. Our government, right now, is not working in the Island’s best interest

"Smearing" is sometimes what the island does best when it has taken on something unpalatable to the  "system" - a bit like the the body removing things that are poisonous or detrimental (will leave that there....).

The only way I could see any reintroduction is for an effective negotiator or middleman (?JW) to try and come to some sort of private agreement that doesn't cast anyone in a bad light. A public display does not hold out much, if any, hope I'm afraid. 

Either that or create a common enemy (that would be something like a serious escalation or terrifying variant of the virus getting ahold here but that is a bit desperate.) 

 

 

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Write to your MHK asking for an explanation.  Inform them that unless you get one, votes for said MHK will NOT be forthcoming in September (8 months away).  Nothing motivates a politician more than the prospect of having his/her snout pulled out of the trough.   

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19 minutes ago, Roxanne said:

The danger is, that we, as a population are almost desensitised to this information because it happens so often but this is something the public needs to wake up to. 

But the majority of Manxies are far too comfortable and cosy to wake up though, that's the problem. The last time there was any sort of significant discontent and public unrest was during the bread riots over a hundred years ago when the militia had to be called out to quell the rioters!

Mind you, there's no better kindling for rebellion than tyranny and subjugation.

Right, back to sleep everyone...

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Don't forget the unrest and march on Tynwald caused by Manx Gas pricing policy. That stirred them into action 😂

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23 minutes ago, Non-Believer said:

Don't forget the unrest and march on Tynwald caused by Manx Gas pricing policy. That stirred them into action 😂

And the toilet tax, don't forget the toilet tax.

That petition got over 6,000 signatures.

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9 minutes ago, Johnny F said:

Letter sent to my MHK. I don't expect the earth to move but at least I might find out why their not using Dr Glover

Out of interest, who is your MHK? Mine are Ashford and Peake.  If I write to DA, it is likely it will end up in the shredder!  (Joking, I would send an email which cannot be destroyed.) And other than having been in the DHSC, I am not convinced Peake has any particular position or would take up the cudgel. 

I just wonder if there is any MHK who has declared a stance on this who may be fired into more action if they received several emails. 

Unfortunately,  this lot seem to base their electorate temperature-taking on the views on FB.

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2 minutes ago, Gladys said:

Unfortunately,  this lot seem to base their electorate temperature-taking on the views on FB.

Which is an interesting tactic as there is no guarantee that those people will be in their catchment area

I know someone who commented/trolled posts from Jason Moorhouse and he offered to meet for a coffee to discuss it. Very good attitude in one sense from Jason but as the person lived in Douglas.... a bit of a time thief engagement

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