dennis: “Free Americans, and free Texans, must not allow a fractious, divided and politically motivated body of values lightweights to dictate day-to-day living,” Mayor Patrick Payton of Midland said at a news conference Wednesday. ---Hey, the rest of us are all for it. Go ahead, stay open, no masks, no social distancing. Just go about your business ignoring there is a virus among your city. But at the same time, shut down your nearest hospital and send the front line workers to the cities who do not want to ignore the virus. Those that are taking the responsibility of acting in a way to slow down the virus. Whether your city wants to believe it or not we are in the early stages of a pandemic and most of the world doesn't want to ignore it. Go ahead with your plans by all means.