Skip to comments.Charles Co. (MD) Residents Protest Continued Closure [Man wears "White Supremacy Is Terrorism" shirt]
Posted on 05/17/2020 5:12:29 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
La Plata, MD - On Friday, May 15, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. demonstrators gathered in front of the Charles County Government Center to protest the Board of County Commissioners decision to postpone the counties phase 1 reopening schedule. The protest was led by Bill Dotson, former District 28 Delegate, after the Board of County Commissioners voted in a 3-2 to keep Charles County closed until May 29, 2020.
The demonstrators were met with opposition from Deron Tross, publisher and creator for the Facebook group, Charles County Matters Est. 2015. Tross and several other demonstrators supporting the Commissioners decision arrived to protest their right to reopen when it is safer.
According to Dotson, the county commissioners did not listen to the experts who were asked to weigh in on where the county stands on being able to reopen into Phase 1 as St. Marys and Calvert Counties are doing. Dotson also states that County Commissioner Collins was in contact with the Prince Georges County Executive Alsobrooks and made the decision to stand with Prince Georges County, instead of deciding what was best for Charles County residents and businesses.
Dotson also claims that three of the five commissioners aligned themselves with PG County for political reasons, and ignored the cost of all these people and their businesses. And we didnt vote for Angela Alsobrooks to be our commissioner, we voted for the group of five in that building to be our commissioners.
Many there who were protesting the county commissioners decision, told how they had taken all this time that they were under the Stay at Home order to find the proper PPE, thoroughly clean and sanitize their business, ensured that they had employees willing to come back and work at 5 pm on May 15th.
One woman, Kayleen Edwards, shared her story about her business, and how she has had to live off her savings, just to survive not having her business open. Edwards is the one who handles estate sales when someone sells their home or passes away. She described how she was in the middle of holding an estate sale, only allowing 4 people inside the home at a time when a neighbor called the police, the police came and told her to shut it down, because her business is not essential, or she would go to jail.
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What about black supremacy? Is that not also terrorism?
What does WHITE SUPREMACY have to do with OPENING BUSINESSES? Many business owners in Charles County are from Vietnam or Central America!
What planet does that guy live on? Straight white males are the only group that is an easy target for discrimination nowadays.
Charles county council has been inept and in someones pocket for years. And... The stupid in Charles county will re-elect them again based on skin tone, not ability to govern.
My wife and I attended the Reopen Maryland rally on Friday. The sheep are strong in this state. Stupid too
“My wife and I attended the Reopen Maryland rally on Friday.”
How was it? Well attended?
Probably 300 people. Heavy police presence. The organizer originally planned for it to be a picket, which doesn’t require a permit. The Police Chief told him that a rally would be fine, so rally we did.
It was neat to shake hands, see friends hugging each other and people acting like humans.
I got to meet the guy I was planning to vote for to oppose the Pelosi stooge congressman we’re stuck with.
Lots of media present. Probably hoping for a confrontation.
He’s probably poor and got the shirt from some 3rd-world charity because the White Sumpremacists lost the Super Bowl earlier that year. Just like a long time ago a lot of poor people in Africa and Haiti used to wear “Buffalo Bills Super Bowl Champs” shirts.
Is that stooge Steny Hoyer? ‘Cuz he’s my Congressman & I’m so DONE with him too!
yeah, now the poor Africans wear T shirts that say “Madame president” with Hillary’s picture on it.
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This is all getting so asinine. Two more weeks is going to make it ‘safer’? After three months of this alleged Armageddon bug already? Wake up, sheeple.
Additionally, Mr. Tross’ group claims to have texts and screenshots of alleged threats to the Charles Co. Commissioners, but they have not produced copies. They say that they provided copies to the Charles Co. Sheriff’s Office. Perhaps a quick call to the CCSO media relations person, Diane Richardson, would clear this up? Hmmm....
I will send this thought to the WMAL News Room.
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