The COVID situation may be confusing. Gov. Inslee ended statewide COVID restrictions on June 30, 2021.

June 28, 2021 The Seattle Times

Inslee to celebrate end of COVID-19 restrictions with stops in Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

“On Wednesday evening, Inslee will head to a celebration at River Square Park in Spokane, to be joined by Mayor Nadine Woodward.”

“Then, on Thursday morning, Inslee will raise a “Washington Ready” flag above the Space Needle. Afterward, the governor is expected to make a stop at Pike Place Market.”


July 14, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is thrilled to share today the state reached its 70% vaccination goal.”


WA 70% Vaccination Goal


Less than one month after ending statewide COVID restrictions:

July 22, 2021 Peninsula Daily News

Time to mask up again against COVID-19
Honor system ‘not working’


Earliest days of WA COVID concern: We were told that COVID-19 was a life and death concern requiring regular people to stay home from work and school while marijuana and booze sales were designated as essential. This policy may have made people wonder about the science here.

Marijuana and booze sales roll on:

March 25, 2020 The Seattle Times

In coronavirus closures, Washington state pot and liquor stores can stay open; sales have spiked for a while


Special construction projects are approved:

May 12th, 2020

The construction project wasn’t delayed by the coronavirus pandemic; it was considered essential since it was state funded.”

Got it.

The state took money from some people, and gave it to some other people.

If your construction crew is working on a project based on any sort of voluntary exchange or honest demand for services, you might have to stay home for a while.


May 12, 2020 South Whidbey Record

Iconic inn gets new cedar roof thanks to grant



Blaming Misinformation

JFK – Voices of dissent and misinformation

Leavenworth COVID And Beer Drinking Oddities

Does the science still say WA marijuana and booze sales are essential?

WA COVID – Press Release Style of News Reporting


WWII Generation Endured Rationing With Little Complaint

We were told we needed to send troops to Vietnam.

Syria, Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc.

Some may have become skeptical along the way.


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