Here's a bit of FRIDAY FORESHADOWING that should offer Kansas City denizens a sense of place and a reality check for this next phase of the plague.
To wit . . .
LOCAL GUV FLEXES ON SMALL BIZ DEFIANCE AGAINST COVID RULES WHILST BOX STORES REMAIN UNTOUCHED BY COWTOWN POLITICOS!!!
Meanwhile . . .
The small time politicos at 12th & Oak know they're outgunned by global corporations.
And so . . .
Smacking down small biz is the only option available in order to enforce public health orders and remind the public that we do, in fact, live in a community that operates by rules & regs.
Accordingly . . . Small biz isn't in any position to argue with elected officials given their tenuous position and desperate need for licensing and permitting from state & local municipal bodies.
More to the point . . .
The fight over COVID masks is silly given that the low-grade kit has always been essentially harmless and there is, in fact, still a pandemic underway.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The owner of Rae's Cafe in Blue Springs is refusing to comply with a Jackson County Department of Health order to close the restaurant after repeated violations of the county's COVID-19 orders. A sign was posted on the restaurant's door Friday stating health officials had closed the establishment.
Update . . . As of this writing the place was still open and we'll see if the suburban po-po get involved . . . Developing . . .