2021-08-19 09:50:29

COVID Hellscape Florida Will Not Stop

COVID-19 is completely out of control in the state of Florida, in part because of the disastrous decisions made by the state’s governor, Ron DeSantis. Cases in Florida have spiked well beyond their previous pandemic highs, up to 20,000 or even 25,000 infections a day. A new report from the Florida Hospital Association shows that over 16,000 people in the Sunshine State are currently hospitalized with COVID. The situation has gotten so out of control that the reporting death totals is getting delayed in an attempt to make things look better. DeSantis has requested and received hundreds of ventilators from the federal government, while at the same time saying he does not need the Biden administration’s help and that he knows how to run his state better than federal bureaucrats do. This spike in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths is happening at a time when the vaccines are readily available and if more Floridians were convinced to take them over the past few months, so many people would not be in the situation they’re in now. Despite the strain on the hospital system and the fact young kids still aren’t eligible for the vaccine, DeSantis remains adamant about enforcing his ban on mask mandates. He assesses that virtue signaling to his far right constituents is more important to him than protecting the lives of the people in his state.

--

The David Pakman Show is a news and political talk program, known for its controversial interviews with political and religious extremists, liberal and conservative politicians, and other guests.

Missed an episode?  Check out David Pakman on our Youtube Channel  anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org

Health

Democracy Now!

Family of Lashawn Thompson Demands Justice After He Was "Eaten Alive" by Insects in Atlanta Jail

Family of Lashawn Thompson Demands Justice After He Was "Eaten Alive" by Insects in Atlanta Jail

Mobilized

Freedom Farm Academy and Food Forest Abundance

Freedom Farm Academy and Food Forest Abundance

Democracy Now!

With Trump’s Arrest, Can We Now Prosecute “W?”

With Trump’s Arrest, Can We Now Prosecute “W?”

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Women Are in Jeopardy!

Women Are in Jeopardy!

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Days of Old

This Week In White Supremacy | Days of Old

The David Pakman Show

The David Pakman | Dem. Tom Suozzi Reclaims NY House Seat from Departed Santos

The David Pakman | Dem. Tom Suozzi Reclaims NY House Seat from Departed Santos

The Thom Hartmann Program

The Thom Hartmann Program | Shedding Light on Political Matters Flying Under the Radar

The Thom Hartmann Program | Shedding Light on Political Matters Flying Under the Radar

BreakThrough News

BreakThrough News | Texas Wants to "Make America White Again"

BreakThrough News | Texas Wants to "Make America White Again"

Proud Partners