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In The Tank (Ep239) – Coronavirus: Are People Fed Up?

April 17, 2020

As state governments continue to crack down on citizens to combat the spread of Coronavirus, people are starting to lose their complacency. We ask, "does the government have the right to enact these restrictions?" and "are people fed up?

Heartland's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely, are joined by Isaac Orr for episode 239 of the In The Tank Podcast. As state governments continue to crack down on citizens to combat the spread of Coronavirus, people are starting to lose their complacency. We ask, "does the government have the right to enact these restrictions?" and "are people fed up?" Also, when the government takes these actions to fight the Coronavirus, will they relinquish their power once the crisis subsides? 
 
 
PEOPLE LOSING PATIENCE
 
Reason - People, Not Politicians, Will Decide When Coronavirus Lockdowns will End. 
 
Kentucky
 
Michigan
 
Ohio, Oklahoma, N. Carolina
 
 
GOVERNMENT PRESSING FOR CONTROL - Are we forever changed?
 
Reason - New York City Wants You to Call the Police on People Who Fail Social Distancing 
 
Electronic Printer Foundation 
governments using phone/GPS data, thermal imaging, drones to monitor and track Cov19
 
 
Sanders Calls for $2000 per month per household in Coronavirus financial aid
 
UN Calls for Global Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/04/01/un-calls-for-global-response-to-coronavirus-pandemic-158875
The United Nations on Tuesday called for the launch of a “large-scale, coordinated and comprehensive multilateral response” to the coronavirus pandemic, an ambitious proposal that would amount to at least 10 percent of global gross domestic product.
 
 
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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
isaac.orr@americanexperiment.org @thefrackingguy
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely