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Thousands of people flocked to reopened beaches in Galveston, Texas despite the rising coronavirus death toll. Galveston Island Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis says, “I have not seen a lot of use of masks.” NBC News’ Priscilla Thompson reports on how crowded the beaches got.» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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Thousands Flock To Reopened Texas Beaches Despite Rising COVID-19 Death Toll | MSNBC

112 Comments on "Thousands Flock To Reopened Texas Beaches Despite Rising COVID-19 Death Toll | MSNBC"

  1. Agolf Twittler | May 3, 2020 at 4:23 PM | Reply

    No cure for stupid yet.

    • Alex Mojarro | May 8, 2020 at 12:50 AM | Reply

      @Agolf Twittler he did say he wanted to be remembered in the history books for something lmbo

    • Agolf Twittler | May 8, 2020 at 1:07 AM | Reply

      @Alex Mojarro Well, mission acomplished.
      The corrupted tub of rancid lard will indeed be remembered.

    • Martin Balber | May 10, 2020 at 11:47 AM | Reply

      And yet it democrats in democrat districts that are dying. 80% of the deaths NYC are in districts that hillary won with 79% of the vote. Not seeing a problem here. You should have drank the lysol skippy.

    • Martin Balber | May 10, 2020 at 11:48 AM | Reply

      @Agolf Twittler he was right stupid. The mortality rate is lower than seasonal flu. Have you been sleeping. 637,000 die from heart disease every year, but i love the selctive outrage.

    • Alex Mojarro | May 10, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Reply

      Trump can’t be re elected he’s impeached and when’s he’s done playing president then he’ll be indicted

  2. ChrisCrashNow | May 3, 2020 at 4:24 PM | Reply

    Playing Russian-Roulette with a deadly disease in Texass…

    • Burner Account | May 4, 2020 at 7:19 PM | Reply

      Playing Russian roulette with devastating poverty in NY.

    • @cesare bacchelli its clear the extent of your education is from Netflix pandemic movies.

    • cesare bacchelli | May 4, 2020 at 11:13 PM | Reply

      @John Mann i dont subscribe to Netflix…

    • darth_vader | May 10, 2020 at 4:29 AM | Reply

      @Don Williams 28k of 10 million NY population have died. The virus hasn’t peaked in other states. Will get back here after a month.

    • Don Williams | May 10, 2020 at 11:11 AM | Reply

      darth_vader how many of those 28k in NY actually died from something else but it was just thrown into CORONA? Seems NYC and a 50 mile radius is who should have to stay home. Di Blasio, Cuomo are to blame for that mess.

  3. Kenneth Scarborough | May 3, 2020 at 4:27 PM | Reply

    When things go wrong trump will still blame the governor’s

  4. digiboi wan | May 3, 2020 at 4:28 PM | Reply

    I give Texas a month and when bodies drop, they will have shutdown longer. Some of these states have more deaths than some countries out there.

    • @Goose Step the media absolutely talks about the risk being greater for older folks. Do you not realize that young folks can take it to older folks? Do you not also realize that younger people are dying ? Omigosh you keep people can’t be this dumb… maybe you’re purposely being obtuse? I just don’t get it… you can deny that the virus is serious all you want, but that’s not going to stop the virus.

    • bridgettedenise | May 9, 2020 at 12:48 PM | Reply

      serious no not dumb. Just left the democratic plantation

    • Goose Step | May 9, 2020 at 1:02 PM | Reply

      serious you are correct , much like the common cold or the flu young people can bring Covid-19 to older folks! That said, do you understand that this virus is here to stay and there is no getting rid of it. So is the answer, to come up with long term safety protocols and practices to protect the must vulnerable while opening up society OR do we shut down society until the economy collapse and everyone is severely depressed and suicidal? If your answer is to shut down you are insane! Life must continue people need to work to sustain or livelihoods. Stop being a fear monger! If you want life to end just end your own. Don’t force others to live your misery!

    • @bridgettedenise jokes on you… I am not a Democrat or Republican and have no faith in either party. I just know right from wrong

    • @Goose Step why does a shutdown have to bring the economy to a halt? Don’t you understand that Americans pay billions and trillions of dollars in the form of taxes? You don’t think the government could use that to take care of their people for a few months until this thing died down a bit? Have we seriously learned nothing from South Korea, and Italy? I don’t understand the rush to open up the economy… Protesters should be protesting the government withholding taxpayer funds and putting people’s lives in danger , that’s the real travesty and that’s the only reason why the economy is crashing. America is more than capable enough of taking care of people while we wait for this thing to reduce. Of course I know it’s going to be with us, but recklessly reopening the country is a worse idea then you I can imagine. I’ve worked in a hospital… You have no idea what this thing is capable of. So you can say I’m fear fear-mongering, but until you seen the true suffering that this virus brings, you really needs to be humble.

  5. Ralf Häggström | May 3, 2020 at 4:32 PM | Reply

    Sheep to the trump slaughter-house ……………..

  6. Emsley Wyatt | May 3, 2020 at 4:33 PM | Reply

    “Where have all the Texans gone…….long time passing.”

  7. Phoenix Smith | May 3, 2020 at 4:33 PM | Reply

    When people say Americans are stupid, this is what they mean

    • It’s beautiful to see these people becoming human again and congregating 🙂

    • Richard Christie | May 10, 2020 at 7:01 PM | Reply

      @Martin Balber I wish you well in your struggle through life, suffering such handicaps means it must be a challenge for you.

    • Martin Balber | May 10, 2020 at 8:22 PM | Reply

      @Richard Christie how did you come to your comclusion sweetypie ? How did you discern anything from my comments ? Asshat

    • Richard Christie | May 10, 2020 at 8:48 PM | Reply

      @Martin Balber I don’t engage when I encounter Stupid as it is pointless, I only offer sympathies. As you exhibited gross stupidity, I offer my sympathies, again.

    • Martin Balber | May 10, 2020 at 9:18 PM | Reply

      @Richard Christie do facts confuse you stupid ? Why dont you share one of your facts ? This should be funny.

  8. White Centaur | May 3, 2020 at 4:34 PM | Reply

    Covid: “Come on boys, the beaches are open! And pickings are great!”

  9. Zachary Allen | May 3, 2020 at 4:36 PM | Reply

    “The onus is really on the people”

    So we’re screwed? Got it.

  10. Venture Fanatic | May 3, 2020 at 4:38 PM | Reply

    Stupid childish people thinking they’ll be the only ones there. Didn’t think ahead as to where you would get your food, not to mention the nasty beach bathrooms.

    • Kate Sweetblu | May 4, 2020 at 11:00 PM | Reply

      maya L
      I would think one is to many, of any age. Is death that hohum to you❓❓❓

      What are you thinking, if it was your 27 year old would you be saying or feeling that way❓ only one 27 year old. Your head and heart are as messed up as the impeached * trump covidiot virus.
      Pathetic.
      I’m never going to see my cousins I grew up with again. It hurts. My aunts and uncles are devastated.

      If you should die of covid would you want people to say just one lady died. ❓❓❓❓

    • Kate Sweetblu | May 4, 2020 at 11:07 PM | Reply

      maya L
      https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/us-economic-recession-tracker/
      Good lord your ignorant, we are all ready in a recession.

      Unemployment soars up, and the stock market is crashed. Do you know basic economics ❓❓

      Source: Bloomberg Economics
      The recession probability model developed by Bloomberg economists Eliza Winger, Yelena Shulyatyeva, Andrew Husby and Carl Riccadonna incorporates a range of data spanning economic conditions, financial markets and gauges of underlying stress.

      The surge in the recession probability mainly reflects the shocking jobless claims figures, but plummeting stock prices for much of the month also played a role. The model’s reading on the odds for February came in at 33%. At the time of the prior report, Bloomberg Economics took account of early financial market data for March, putting the odds at 53%.

    • Kate Sweetblu | May 4, 2020 at 11:16 PM | Reply

      maya L
      My respect for Cats meow is more then I would ever give you. You insist on using your ignorance and not any real based facts, just parroting other ignorant people and no real facts to even look up. Opinions are not debatable, only facts.

    • Kate Sweetblu | May 5, 2020 at 12:41 AM | Reply

      Cats Meow
      Thanks Cats Meow for the chuckle. 😂😂😂😂😂
      Prayed for
      Prayers for you and yours keep safe and healthy . 💖🌸🙏

    • @Goose Step When are they not? lol.

  11. Damien Olesen | May 3, 2020 at 4:39 PM | Reply

    What did the covidiot say to the other covidiot………… Pass the sunblock.

  12. Patrick Kingfisher Kennedy | May 3, 2020 at 4:43 PM | Reply

    As a native Texan all I can say is “you can’t fix stupid” and I hope people do the right thing – keep your distance, wear masks or cloth face covering, wash your hands and stay safe.

  13. *Idiots flock to reopened Texas beaches

    • @Brian S Just so I’m understanding you correctly…I need to do some “non-biased research” with the “hundreds of videos” but you cant link one?

    • @FalseCast I gave you the names of channels and people to look up. If your education has failed you so horribly that you can’t use a basic search function, then I’m not sure what to tell you bud.

    • @Brian S
      _”I gave you the names of channels and people to look up”_
      In your edited post recommending right-wing crackpots?

    • Burner Account | May 4, 2020 at 7:30 PM | Reply

      Idiots demand the Greatest Depression in American history. But, no worries. The government cares about you and will definitely not let you starve to death.

    • Rinoxp Gaming | May 4, 2020 at 7:40 PM | Reply

      @Gemin_Ice first of all to have intellectual conversation you have to know how to read. I said New York City not New York State. What about Michigan, Massachusetts, New Jersey they have more death than Sweden by each state by themselves.

  14. Remember in November when the death toll skyrockets in the next months it was all because of the Republicans’ impatience and states’ lack of support from Failed Trump.

  15. Trump: I have total authority
    Also Trump: I take zero responsibility.

  16. I used to think there wasn’t a cure for stupid…maybe this virus is it.

    • Mike Marder | May 4, 2020 at 1:35 PM | Reply

      @zu0832 Apparently you’re a learned Darwin fan, but generically, he is most known for his survival of the fittest, and I’m talking genetic predisposition and making right choices, not engaging in philosophical discourse or the impropriety of war between haves and have nots.

    • @Mike Marder my point is perhaps there might be a misinterpretation of Darwin…conveniently used to justify one’s self interest.

    • Mike Marder | May 4, 2020 at 2:17 PM | Reply

      @zu0832 Gimmee a phukkin break from all the conspiracy crap.

    • @Mike Marder conspiracy as in depopulating the world?
      It’s called GREED and and I gave just a few of the examples

    • Teresa Lisa Caleb | May 9, 2020 at 11:10 PM | Reply

      But the stupid infect the smart so many more pay for the stupid than only the stupid

  17. Jose Morales | May 3, 2020 at 6:34 PM | Reply

    This is really a purge to get rid of stupid people in the US yay!!

    • Jesus Correa | May 8, 2020 at 2:31 PM | Reply

      And I thought I was the only one pointing at Darwin for this current reduction of mouthbreathers.

    • Goose Step | May 9, 2020 at 1:05 PM | Reply

      Jose Morales I agree we should purge the US of those who want to shut down society!

    • Teresa Lisa Caleb | May 9, 2020 at 11:08 PM | Reply

      Sadly the stupid infect the smart too

    • Teresa Lisa Caleb stupid or smart They have a good chance of surviving the virus even if they get it. Providing they are not elderly or have pre-existing conditions.

    • You idiots should read George Orwell 1984 because that is what you are asking for. You insane people!

  18. Ignorance can be cured. Stupid is terminal.

    • Okosch Edino | May 4, 2020 at 5:47 AM | Reply

      @Google Name Exactly. But all these fools can think about is “orange man bad”, while cheering for a demented, hair sniffing pedophile….

    • Tracy Gun'z | May 4, 2020 at 6:14 AM | Reply

      You’re a sheep just like the rest of the mask wearers!

    • Tracy Gun’z Yep, the comment by 2184t applies to you:
      ‘Ignorance can be cured, stupidity is terminal’. You are a sheep in your own way. You do not think for yourself.

    • 2l84t So sorry. Godspeed numbers guy. Wish you well.

    • @Okosch Edino Thank God some people in the comments still got enough common sense to do non-biased research outside of the news. I’m beyond sick and tired of these idiots cheering this crap on. We should remember who these people were if and when we ever get out of this.

  19. 69,420 Subscribers without videos | May 3, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

    Stupidity and Ignorance is more dangerous than the virus itself.

    • Shawn Corbin | May 4, 2020 at 9:36 AM | Reply

      @Mel B Go to the CDC website, the official death toll has been cleaved in half to correct the record.

    • Silke Gehtyoutubegarnichtsan | May 4, 2020 at 4:14 PM | Reply

      Oh well, we don’t all crave for the same thing, but people can’t be locked out/i.e. in for ages, what I SEE, that beach is social distancing alright. Just forget about fear, media especially, wrong approach imo, you are proving zero balls by defying every rule either, everyone’s tattoo of the year should rather be, “Live responsibly!”.

    • Rinoxp Gaming | May 4, 2020 at 7:46 PM | Reply

      There is no proof staying home save lives look at Sweden they have no lockown and yet they have less death than New York City by themselves. All it did was ruin the economy and turn U.S. into chaos.

    • LogosTheos | May 4, 2020 at 7:49 PM | Reply

      You can stay home until a vaccine is available.

  20. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
    ― Albert Einstein

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