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Pima County to store overflow dead bodies as funeral backlog grows

With coronavirus restrictions causing a slowdown in funeral services, Pima County is stepping in to help local mortuaries and hospitals with storing human remains.... Read more»

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Jul 10, 2020, 7:19 pm
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Send the bodies of Ducey’s victims over to the Pima County Republican Party offices, located down at 1740 E Fort Lowell Rd Suit 140, Tucson, AZ. I’m sure they’re busy, so there’s no need to warn them in advance that you’re dropping in. Fill their offices with the bodybags.

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Jul 11, 2020, 8:26 am
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I am a mortician in Pima county and this is extremely appreciated and needed, but this claim is entirely false:

“County officials said that the need “to provide relief for some hospitals and funeral homes is not associated with any known surge of COVID-19-related deaths.”

Instead, there are “backlogs in the funeral industry” as social/physical distancing regulations and limits on travel have meant it is harder for families to hold funeral services.”

We have not had delays in funeral services, instead most families are choosing direct cremation/burial or to hold a small service with only close family.

The bodies piling up and filling every funeral home in Tucson ARE directly related to COVID deaths and increasing every day. Trying to pass it off as “backlog” is a direct lie.

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Jul 11, 2020, 3:12 pm
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Jul 12, 2020, 6:28 pm
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You’re walking in the woods
There’s no one around and your phone is dead
Out of the corner of your eye you spot him:
Gov’nor Ducey.

He’s following you, about 30 feet back
He gets down on all fours and breaks into a sprint
He’s gaining on you
Gov’nor Ducey

You’re looking for you car but you’re all turned around
He’s almost upon you now
And you can see there’s blood on his face
My God, there’s blood everywhere!

Running for your life (from Gov’nor Ducey)
He’s brandishing COVID (It’s Gov’nor Ducey)
Lurking in the mansion
Republican superstar Gov’nor Ducey

Won’t require masks (Gov’nor Ducey)
Obstructing mayors (Gov’nor Ducey)
Open all the gun shops
Actual psychopath Gov’nor Ducey

Now it’s dark and you seem to have lost him
But you’re feverishly hot yourself
Stranded with a murderer
You creep silently through the underbrush

Aha! In the distance
A hospital with a light on
Hope! You move stealthily toward it
But your mask! Ah! It’s caught in a body bag!

Pulling out your mask (Quiet, quiet)
Crawling to the ER (Quiet, quiet)
Now you’re on the doorstep
Sitting inside: Gov’nor Ducey

Infecting workers (Gov’nor Ducey)
But he doesn’t hear you enter (Gov’nor Ducey)
You’re sneaking up behind him
Masking superstar Gov’nor Ducey

Fighting for your life with Gov’nor Ducey
Wrestling a mask onto Gov’nor Ducey
Make him hold his COVID
Safe at last from Gov’nor Ducey

You limp into the dark woods
Blood oozing from your raw lungs
But you have won; you have beaten
Gov’nor Ducey

Wait! He isn’t dead (Ducey surprise)
Intubed to your head and death in his eyes
But you can do immune moves

Body slam superstar Gov’nor Ducey
Legendary fight with Gov’nor Ducey
Normal Tuesday night for Gov’nor Ducey
You try to swing an axe at Gov’nor Ducey

But blood is draining fast from your sick lungs
He’s dodging every swipe, he parries to the left
You counter to the right, you catch him in the neck
You’re chopping his head now
You have just decapitated Gov’nor Ducey

His head Topples to the floor, expressionless
You fall to your knees and catch your breath
You’re finally safe from Gov’nor Ducey ...

(sung to the tune of
Youtube: “Shia LaBeouf” Live - Rob Cantor
)

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A file photo of bodies stored at the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner, October 2016.

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