Is the ghestappo firing up?
It sure looks like it.
If you are not willing to blindly comply with what you're told, "for the greater good", YOU are a danger.
That's the very clear message being communicated, at least as far as I'm concerned.
The latest example?
Let's go to Kentucky, where I have to wonder how differently things might look if a Republican Governor had won the last election?
Check out this stunning story:
Fox News has more on the story:
A Kentucky couple was fitted with ankle monitors and placed on house arrest after the wife tested positive for coronavirus but refused to sign self-quarantine documents, according to reports.
Elizabeth Linscott said she got tested for COVID-19 as a precaution because she was planning to visit her parents in Michigan. She received a positive test result but showed no symptoms.
She said the Hardin County Health Department asked her to sign documents agreeing to call them any time she left her house. The young mother claims she never refused to self-quarantine but said she would not sign the documents because of how they were worded, WAVE reported.
“My part was if I have to go to the ER, if I have to go to the hospital, I’m not going to wait to get the approval to go,” Linscott told the station.
After opting not to sign the health department papers, Linscott said she received a text message informing her that the situation would be escalated and law enforcement would be involved, KABC-TV reported. Her husband, Isaiah, said he was greeted by officers at their front door later that week.
"I open up the door, and there's like eight different people, five different cars, and I'm like 'what the heck's going on?' This guy's in a suit with a mask. It's the health department guy, and they have three papers for us. For me, her and my daughter," Isaiah Linscott said.
"We didn't rob a store. We didn't steal something. We didn't hit and run. We didn't do anything wrong," Elizabeth Linscott added.
The couple said they were fitted with ankle monitors that go off if they stray more than 200 feet from their home.
Elizabeth Linscott said that although she never refused to self-quarantine, “that's exactly what the director of the public health department told the judge."
"I'm like, 'that's not the case at all. I never said that,” she said.
Many online are saying this drastically crosses the line:
And from Elizabeth herself:
Local ABC7 had more details:
A Kentucky couple is under house arrest after one of them tested positive for coronavirus and refused to sign self-quarantine papers.
Elizabeth Linscott got tested for COVID-19 because she was planning to go visit her parents.
"My grandparents wanted to see me, too, so, just to make sure that, you know, if I tested negative, that they would be okay, everything would be fine," Linscott said.
After testing positive but without showing any symptoms, Linscott said the health department contacted her, requesting she sign documents.
"I agreed to comply to call the Health Department if I was to go. I was to call the Health Department if I was to leave my house for any reason," she said.
But, she chose not to sign.
"I had gotten a message from them, a text message that stated, because of your refusal to sign, this is going to be escalated, and law enforcement will be involved," she said.
Later that week, the county sheriff greeted Linscott's husband, Isaiah, at their front door.
"I open up the door, and there's like eight different people, five different cars, and I'm like 'what the heck's going on?' This guy's in a suit with a mask. It's the Health Department guy, and they have three papers for us. For me, her and my daughter," he said.
The couple was ordered to wear ankle monitors. If they travel more than 200 feet, law enforcement will be notified.
"We didn't rob a store. We didn't steal something. We didn't hit and run. We didn't do anything wrong," Linscott said.
The couple said they never denied self-quarantining. They just didn't agree with the wording of the documents.
And, that's exactly what the Director of the Public Health Department told the judge, that I was refusing to self-quarantine because of this, and I'm like, 'that's not the case at all. I never said that,'" she said.