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  • CDC admitted disease imported as states data reveals illegal immigrant links

    10/22/2014 9:47:33 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 10/22/14
    In straightforward defiance against the White House position of non-transparency, previous communication from the Center for Disease Control discovered Tuesday acknowledged that 97 percent of the measles found in United States this year could be attributed to “importations from at least 18 countries.” Barbara Smith (R), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor for the CDC Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to put on protection. Barbara Smith (R), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor for the CDC Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response,...
  • Judicial Watch Sues DHS for Records Relating to January 2014 Solicitation of ‘Escort Services’...

    10/22/2014 3:20:46 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 22, 2014
    Full title: Judicial Watch Sues DHS for Records Relating to January 2014 Solicitation of ‘Escort Services’ for ‘Unaccompanied Alien Children’ In January, ICE sent out a request for a contractor to “provide unarmed escort staff … for on-demand escort services for … unaccompanied alien children … There will be approximately 65,000 UAC in total …” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on October 16, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking “any and all records” relating to a January 2014 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) request for...
  • Obama's immigration plan worse than we think: Green Cards being printed for up to 11M illegals

    10/20/2014 7:41:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/20/2014 | Rick Moran
    Just how many illegal aliens is President Obama planning to amnesty and grant work permits to after the election? An announcement to federal contractors that the government is seeking to print millions of Green Cards and Work Permits gives us an idea of what the president has in mind. Daily Caller: President Barack Obama deputies are secretly preparing to print work permits for up to 11 million illegal immigrants over the next two years, despite the nation’s high unemployment, stalled wages and increasing automation. If Obama actually goes ahead with the plan that is sketched in a federal contract...
  • Exclusive: Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs

    10/20/2014 6:51:49 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 19 Oct 2014 | by Jonathan Strong
    Exclusive: Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun. Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge” scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.” The request for proposals says the...
  • Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

    10/20/2014 1:46:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 20, 2014 1:55 AM EDT | Erika Kinetz
    The first thing the firefighters saw was the arm sticking out of the barred window on the second floor of the factory. Flames reached through the partially collapsed roof and a high column of smoke darkened the winter sky. This fire had been burning for some time. The fire station is two minutes from the Teresa Moda garment factory, on the edge of the main industrial zone of Prato, a town outside Florence. The zone was developed for Italian textile manufacturers in the 1980s but now is predominantly Chinese. […] Prato is the epicenter of a thriving, illicit Chinese economy...
  • Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs

    10/19/2014 6:14:12 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 44 replies
    briertbart ^ | Oct 19 ,2014 | J Strong
    Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun. Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge” scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.”
  • Is CDC Hiding Enterovirus Link To Illegal Alien Kids?

    10/17/2014 3:49:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    Investors.com ^ | October 17, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Public Health: A disease that was once rare in the U.S. is killing Americans, and its rise coincides with the tidal wave of unaccompanied minor children arriving from Latin America under our de facto open-border policy. Eli Waller, a 4-year-old New Jersey boy, died Sept. 25. He was reportedly fine and healthy when he went to bed but died overnight, with the cause confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control to be enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68), one more casualty in an epidemic that has swept the country seemingly out of nowhere. The CDC website reports that from mid-August to Oct. 10,...
  • Illegal immigrants in Arizona must get right to post bail

    10/16/2014 12:48:17 PM PDT · by dware · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | AP via Fox News
    PHOENIX – A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down a voter-approved Arizona law that denies bail to immigrants who are in the country illegally and have been charged with a range of felonies that include shoplifting, aggravated identity theft, sexual assault and murder.
  • Health officials probing death of Arizona boy for possible enterovirus

    10/16/2014 11:15:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    MSN News / Reuters ^ | October 16, 2014 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX - Health officials are investigating whether a potent virus that has infected hundreds of children nationwide killed a six-year-old boy in Arizona, officials said on Wednesday, adding that it would take more than a week to get an answer. Officials said the tests are being conducted on the first-grader from Vistancia Elementary School in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria, to determine his cause of death and if he had been infected with the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) when he died. "It's still too early to tell," said Jeanene Fowler, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. "There...
  • Republicans: Immigration reform is more likely to happen if we take the Senate

    10/16/2014 10:36:01 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 122 replies
    Key House Republicans say congressional action on immigration is much more likely if Republicans take control of the Senate. The effort, two Republicans say, would likely involve individual measures rather than a broad, comprehensive bill favored by Democrats. "I actually think it's more likely, if we take the Senate, that we will have immigration reform," said Rep. Raul Labrador. "We will be able to do it on a step-by-step approach like most Republicans have been asking to do and I think the American people want." Labrador, who was a member of the bipartisan House group working on the issue before...
  • Circuit court rules illegal immigrants have a right to bail

    10/15/2014 7:22:07 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 15, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Illegal immigrants have the same constitutional right to bail that U.S. citizens do, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a decision striking down an Arizona statute designed to make sure criminals without any community ties didn’t flee in the face of a looming trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 9-2 decision, ruled that Arizona’s voters, who passed the statute in a 2006 referendum, were actually trying to punish illegal immigrants rather than trying to reduce the risk of flight by those charged with serious felonies. The judges said bail isn’t allowed to be used as...
  • Tampa High School To Close Due To Sickness

    10/15/2014 9:52:49 AM PDT · by jespasinthru · 9 replies
    www.fla.com ^ | 10/15/2014 | jespasintrhu
    The Cambridge Christian School in Tampa is closing their high school for the rest of the week due to a high number of students sick. One-third of the school's 240 high school class students have come down with flu-like symptoms. Cleaning crews will spend the next two days cleaning and disinfecting the school.
  • Dallas County judge talks Ebola (Clay Jenkins Democrat Ebola Pimp)

    10/15/2014 9:31:29 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 36 replies
    KGNS ^ | 10/15/14 | NBC
    A second health care worker tests positive for Ebola in Dallas. One of the men coordinating the response to the virus talks about the possibility of more cases in the health care community. "My job is the next 15 minutes", said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. "So I've kind of torn off the rear view mirror. Honestly, my job in this was everything but hospital care. Until Nina got sick. And now I've been looking at the hospital too. But I'm not a doctor. I'm not a hospital administrator. I was tasked with stopping this Ebola virus. And we thought...
  • Undocumented Immigrant Can Come Back to Harvard After Taking Dying Mom to Mexico

    10/14/2014 8:54:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 14, 2014 | Shan Wang
    Harvard College junior and undocumented immigrant Dario Guerrero-Meneses, who had been barred from returning to the U.S. after taking his mother to Mexico last July for cancer treatments, has been granted a humanitarian visa to return to the States on Tuesday evening. The decision, handed down by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, will allow Guerrero to return to the U.S. to see his immediate family in California and soon-to-be-born child, as well as start his senior year at Harvard, according to his lawyer, Alan R. Klein.
  • Southampton School Closing Wednesday After Enterovirus Case Confirmed

    10/14/2014 7:18:35 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 22 replies
    Officials on eastern Long Island say the Southampton Elementary School will be closed Wednesday after a student was confirmed to have a strain of enterovirus.
  • Reince Priebus slams Ebola blame game

    10/14/2014 5:19:49 AM PDT · by maggief · 34 replies
    POLITICO ^ | October 14, 2014 | KENDALL BREITMAN
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is pushing back against charges that Republicans are responsible for budget cut that have made it harder to contain the Ebola outbreak. “Obviously, this is just desperation on the part of this idiotic group,” Priebus said on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends on Tuesday, referring to the Agenda Project which released an ad that blames the GOP for slashing funding the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health. (snip) Priebus fired back, saying, “They’re walking this dangerous path on trying to point out blame on Ebola when, in fact, if you...
  • 700 Plus Infected With Enterovirus D-68

    10/13/2014 9:04:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    KAMR-TV / NBC News ^ | October 13, 2014 | Erika Edwards
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Michigan toddler Madeline Reid died Friday in her parents' arms. Doctors say she'd been battling Enterovirus D-68 when her heart failed. Lab tests will have to confirm the Enterovirus was directly responsible for the death of Madeline, 4-year-old Eli Waller of New Jersey, and 4 others. Nearly 700 people, mostly kids, have been infected with Enterovirus D-68 in 46 states....
  • 14 Texas Children Have Confirmed Cases of Deadly Enterovirus-D68

    10/13/2014 8:06:05 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 45 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 10/12/2014 | Merrill Hope
    Of the 691 cases of EV-D68 confirmed from by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now in 46 states and the District of Columbia, 14 of these cases are in Texas. On October 9, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) confirmed that the children with EV-D68 were residents of Anderson, Bexar, Dallas (7), Denton, and Lubbock (4) Counties. One additional confirmed case was in a resident of another state. In Lubbock, the Avalanche-Journal reported an additional case on October 10, although it was not recorded with the DSHS. If confirmed, this would bring the Texas EV-D68...
  • Hispanics want Obamacare for illegal immigrant ‘dreamers’ [Photos]

    10/13/2014 7:50:26 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 36 replies
    White House vows executive action on immigration reform after election Youth from United We Dream chant slogans calling for an end to deportations outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in downtown Phoenix. Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare, saying the “dreamers” to whom the White House has given tentative work permits are already paying taxes, so they deserve government benefits. The request is yet another complication stemming from the legal limbo Mr....
  • Obama’s Unaccompanied Minors Hijack Car, Threaten 91-Year-Old Vet

    10/12/2014 6:40:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 10/12/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Looks like these boys are going to need a double amnesty. But I’m sure Obama can deliver. Two teenage asylum seekers from Guatemala escaped a detention center in Illinois and carjacked a 91-year-old Navy veteran.The minors, age 16 and 17, were able to walk away unchallenged from Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois, outside Chicago, on Wednesday morning and carjack two victims before they were arrested more than 225 miles away outside Iowa City, Iowa, according to authorities.Police say they targeted an elderly man in Moline, Illinois, who was picking up his prescription at Walmart. They threatened him with violence,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Feds order review of security at all facilities holding illegal immigrant children...

    10/12/2014 1:00:33 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 14 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10/9/14 | Michael Zennie
    Two teenage asylum seekers from Guatemala have escaped a detention center in Illinois and carjacked a 91-year-old Navy veteran. The incident has prompted the federal government to order a security review at all 139 shelters across the country that house illegal immigrant minors, MailOnline can exclusively reveal. The boys, age 16 and 17, were able to walk away unchallenged from Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois, outside Chicago, on Wednesday morning and carjack two victims before they were arrested more than 225 miles away outside Iowa City, Iowa, according to authorities. Police say they targeted an elderly man in Moline,...
  • 2nd person who got ebola was wearing FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR as recommended by the CDC per presser!

    10/12/2014 5:54:04 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 305 replies
    From Press conference live right now: The 2nd person who contracted ebola was wearing the full protective gear as recommended by the CDC! Wow!
  • In Oregon Green Card Fraud Case, No Fear Of The Law

    10/10/2014 4:27:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Investors.com ^ | October 10, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    The Law: Does immigration law even exist? It's not enough that illegals cross our border with impunity. Now we have Oregon's "first lady" brazenly admitting to green-card fraud. When is the law going to mean something? Calculating that Oregonians will excuse any teary-eyed woman, as shown in a recent hit-and-run case involving an illegal who killed two girls and got away with it, the state's so-called "first lady" Cylvia Hayes, the girlfriend of sitting governor John Kitzhaber, admitted Thursday to having taken $5,000 to marry an Ethiopian teenager on the East Coast to qualify him for a green card —...
  • Karl Rove to GOP: No ‘Score -Settling’ With Obama After Midterm Wins

    10/10/2014 8:57:31 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 96 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 10/9/14 | Eddie Scarry
    In a new op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Republican strategist Karl Rove warns the GOP that should they make big gains in the November midterm elections, they should focus on passing legislation rather than “score-settling” with President Barack Obama. Rove writes that he anticipates Obama to reject bills sent to him from a Republican Congress but that Obama ” deserves the chance to show he’s matured as a leader and has the energy to govern.” From the op-ed: Mr. Obama is not the only person who must decide how to proceed. Whatever path the president chooses, Republicans must settle...
  • MD Sheriff: Feds Releasing Criminal Aliens for 'Political' Reasons

    10/10/2014 3:53:48 AM PDT · by Jimmy Valentine's brother · 20 replies
    Brietbart TV ^ | 9 October 2014 | Brietbart
    Frederick County, MD Sheriff Chuck Jenkins accused the federal government of taking illegal aliens who have committed crimes and “releasing the back onto our streets,” and argued that the lack of enforcement is “political” on Thursday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.”
  • Pat Roberts Takes Lead in Two Polls as Greg Orman Endorses Amnesty for Illegals

    10/09/2014 6:19:40 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 27 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/8/14 | Tony Lee
    Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) has taken the lead in two new polls released on Wednesday as his opponent Greg Orman again endorsed amnesty for illegal immigrants during Wednesday's debate. In a Fox News poll, Roberts leads Orman, the liberal Democrat running as an "independent," by 5 points. Roberts leads Orman by a point in a CNN/ORC poll. Three weeks ago, Orman was leading Roberts by six points. In Wednesday's debate, Roberts accused Orman of supporting amnesty after Orman tried to convince voters that he did not. The Kansas City Star reports that Orman does indeed support "a path to citizenship...
  • Immigration and Deportation at Ellis Island (Many Thousands Deported for Disease)

    10/08/2014 12:42:27 PM PDT · by xzins · 17 replies
    PBS ^ | PBS
    Between 1892 and 1954, more than twelve million immigrants passed through the U.S. immigration portal at Ellis Island, enshrining it as an icon of America's welcome. That story is well known. But Ellis was also a place of detainment and deportation, an often-heartbreaking counterpoint to the joy and relief of coming to America. Arrival and Departure In 1991, Historic Preservation magazine published photographs of the severely dilapidated buildings of the Ellis Island complex, overseen by the National Park Service. The accompanying text began: "The New World's 'Golden Door' was, for some, a place of protracted anguish. While the immigration...
  • JW Confirms: 4 ISIS Terrorists Arrested in Texas in Last 36 Hours

    10/08/2014 12:07:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 71 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 8, 2014
    Islamic terrorists have entered the United States through the Mexican border and Homeland Security sources tell Judicial Watch that four have been apprehended in the last 36 hours by federal authorities and the Texas Department of Public Safety in McAllen and Pharr. JW confirmed this after California Congressman Duncan Hunter, a former Marine Corp Major and member of the House Armed Services Committee, disclosed on national television that at least ten Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) fighters have been caught crossing the Mexican border in Texas. The veteran lawmaker got the astounding intel straight from U.S. Customs...
  • Breaking: Dallas Ebola Patient is Dead

    10/08/2014 8:19:17 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 311 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/8/14 | Yahoo
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  • Ebola patient in Dallas dies

    10/08/2014 8:36:48 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 56 replies
    CNBC ^ | Everett Rosenfeld
    Thomas Eric Duncan, the first known person to develop Ebola in the United States, has died in Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, according to Texas Health Resources. "It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am. Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola. He fought courageously in this battle. Our professionals, the doctors and nurses in the unit, as well as the entire Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas community, are also grieving his passing. We have offered the family our support and...
  • Obama Defines ‘Americans’ As People Who Enter The Country Illegally

    10/07/2014 5:53:27 AM PDT · by walford · 26 replies
    DownTrend.com ^ | October 3, 2014 | Brian Anderson
    Last night at an immigration activist dinner in Washington DC Obama took his shameless pandering and tenuous hold on reality to new despicable depths. Speaking before the mostly Latino crowd, the President actually said his best definition of an American is someone who enters this country illegally and leaches off the hard work of others. Obama got the crowd warmed up by speaking a little Spanish and telling them he rode to the event with two illegal aliens in his limo. Amid the current Secret Service scandal, you have to wonder how illegal aliens get vetted so they can party...
  • Obama praises celebrity chef at $10,000-per-plate fundraiser - The Obamas love him

    10/07/2014 2:39:11 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 6, 2014 | Justin Sink
    President Obama held José Andrés up as an example of the need to pass comprehensive immigration reform during a $10,000-per-plate fundraiser at the celebrity chef's Zaytinya restaurant. The president called Andrés “exhibit A of giving immigrants an opportunity” and credited the Spanish immigrant as “the quintessential American success story.” “Michelle loves him. I love him,” Obama added. The Obamas have long been fans of Andrés, with the first couple spending last Valentine's Day at his Minibar restaurant. Andrés also catered a lunch for the spouses of world leaders during the G8 summit at Camp David in 2012, and the Obamas...
  • Republicans: Campaign Like Your Kids’Lives Depend On It– Because They Do (Open Borders=Open Disease)

    10/06/2014 6:34:39 AM PDT · by xzins · 32 replies
    CHQ ^ | 10/6/14 | George Rasley
    The news that Ebola may have been allowed into Washington, DC and that a case of deadly whooping cough has been diagnosed in a DC suburb* would have been enough to shake any normal American government into following our existing health and infectious disease laws for all immigrants and visitors to the U.S. and closing our county’s borders. But the Obama administration is not a normal government. As our friend Diana West wrote on these pages back in July, “A normal government -- one with the best interests of its own citizens at heart -- would have taken immediate steps...
  • Disease plagues illegal immigrants; basic hygiene, lack of medications blamed

    Communicable diseases continue to be a problem at the New Mexico facility built to house illegal immigrant families surging across the U.S.-Mexico border, and the immigrants themselves aren’t taking their own health care very seriously, according to an audit released Monday. While the Border Patrol is doing a good job of handling the surge of illegal immigrant children traveling alone without their parents, the families who are being housed at a special facility continue to have health problems and trouble using the bathroom, the Homeland Security inspector general said...
  • Could Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Be Spreading New Mystery Virus to U.S.?

    10/04/2014 6:14:35 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 58 replies
    CNS News.com ^ | Oct `, 2014 | Michael Morris
    Could Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Be Spreading New Mystery Virus to U.S.? October 1, 2014 - 3:56 PM By Michael Morris Subscribe to Michael Morris RSS The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory on September 26 stating that “nine pediatric patients were hospitalized with an acute neurologic illness of undetermined etiology.” The CDC is investigating the nine cases of acute neurological illness and paralysis in Colorado children to see if enterovirus 68 (EV-D68) is the virus responsible for their symptoms. CDC Enterovirus Investigation These illnesses, having occurred since August 1, 2014, are “characterized by focal limb...
  • Pressure mounts for travel ban from West African nations

    10/04/2014 3:44:50 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/4/14 | TODD J. GILLMAN
    Pressure mounted Friday for a ban on travel from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa — a step the White House and top health officials resist as counterproductive and an overreaction to the virus’ arrival in the U.S. The potential for the virus to spread farther, in Dallas and to other U.S. cities, has amplified calls for a ban. On Friday, a hospital in Washington put a Nigerian traveler in isolation with suspicion that he, too, is infected. Public health experts say more cases will inevitably crop up, and the White House deployed top administration officials to offer assurances to an...
  • Cornyn demands answers on Ebola screening procedures (but doesn't support Africa flight ban...)

    10/04/2014 3:34:38 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 16 replies
    Friendswood Journal ^ | 10/3/14 | Senator John Cornyn
    U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today wrote to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske to request additional information on the screening process for incoming passengers to the U.S. following this week’s first confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas: “Under current protocols, what specific events or indicators would justify an enhanced screening process by CBP? Is CBP currently considering additional plans to increase enhanced screenings of incoming passengers?,” wrote Sen. Cornyn. “I urge you to coordinate with the CDC to ensure that we are providing accurate, timely, and appropriate information to all passengers arriving into the United...
  • Critics say Ebola case mishandled from the start

    10/04/2014 3:19:58 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    WFAA ^ | 10/4/14 | Janet St. James
    Delayed response and mis-steps may have given Ebola the chance to spread. Even a resident inside the apartment quarantined for potential Ebola contamination couldn't understand why she and her family were left to live for days with the Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan's contaminated belongings. "Only the towel is in the plastic bag, but the rest of his stuff stayed the same on the bed," said the woman in the apartment, who goes by the name Louise. "The bed sheets, everything is on the bed." A hazardous materials crew finally showed up Friday to bag up and sanitize the materials,...
  • Ebola patient in critical condition says Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

    10/04/2014 1:31:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 104 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/4/14 | Sherry Jacobson
    The condition of the first Ebola case in the United States was downgraded to critical Saturday by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. The patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, had been listed in serious condition in recent days. He was diagnosed with the deadly virus Tuesday.
  • VIDEO: Former N.Y. State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa sentenced to year behind bars

    10/04/2014 4:52:52 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    NY daily news ^ | 10/4/14 | BY BARBARA ROSS
    VIDEO: Former N.Y. State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa sentenced to year behind bars — hid income, had sham marriage to stay in U.S. Rosa, the first Dominican-born woman elected to the Assembly, was sentenced Friday for immigration and bankruptcy fraud. The first Dominican-born woman elected to the New York State Assembly was sentenced Friday to a year and a day behind bars for immigration and bankruptcy fraud. Gabriela Rosa, 47, wept on a friend's shoulder as she left Manhattan Federal Court surrounded by supporters chanting, “Gabriela Rosa! Viva Nacional!” U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote, who locked reporters out of the...
  • Senior Administration Officials to Hold Briefing on the US Gov. Response to the Ebola Pandemic.

    10/03/2014 12:45:20 PM PDT · by machogirl · 190 replies
    The White House ^ | 10-03-2014 | White House
    Senior Administration Officials to Hold Briefing on the U.S. Government Response to the Ebola Pandemic
  • John Cornyn for re-election to Senate (because he'll be a Grand Conciliator...)

    10/03/2014 11:46:58 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 10/3/14 | EXPRESS-NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD
    We do not always agree with Texas Sen. John Cornyn, and, as he is in Senate leadership, it’s difficult not to lay some of the blame at his feet for the gridlock that has seized Congress. We recommend him for re-election nonetheless, based on a long record of achievement — but also on a hope. Through his decades of public service to Texas as a state district judge, a state Supreme Court justice and attorney general, we’ve seen a John Cornyn who might not have been as comfortable as he appears today in the Beltway’s toxic politics. This, of course,...
  • Federal Court Rules The American Flag Is Racist

    10/03/2014 9:40:41 AM PDT · by walford · 64 replies
    CrashCade ^ | October 2, 2014 | liberty Balance
    “The American flag is not a symbol of racism or division,” Becker said. “It is the symbol of freedom and unity. Americans have fought and died to protect that flag, and now we are told to conceal it so we don’t offend Mexican aliens, some of whom entered this country illegally.” Previously, Live Oak High School, in the San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill, had reports of problems between American citizens and Mexican students. The school sent the American kids wearing the American flag home but allowed the Mexican kids displaying the Mexican flag stay in school. In 2009, a...
  • Ebola family under armed guard after trying to leave quarantine

    10/03/2014 8:20:32 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 107 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/3/14 | AP
    A woman who has been confined to her Dallas apartment under armed guard after a man infected with Ebola stayed at her home said she never imagined this could happen to her so far from disease-ravaged West Africa. Louise Troh said Thursday that she is tired of being locked up and wants health authorities to decontaminate her home.
  • Obama Tells Hispanic Caucus He 'Rode Over' From WH With 2 Illegal Aliens

    10/03/2014 6:14:27 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 93 replies
    CNSNews ^ | Oct 3, 2014 | Susan Jones
    President Barack Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Thursday night he was accompanied to the convention center by two illegal aliens, whom he called "dreamers." "I want to give a special thanks to two young men who rode over with me from the White House tonight," Obama said. "Luis and Victor are CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) interns and fellows. They are also dreamers, living and working in the country they call home, and making it a better place for all of us...
  • Obama tells Hispanics he won't give up on immigration reform

    10/02/2014 6:58:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 2, 2014 | Justin Sink
    President Obama urged frustrated Latino lawmakers and activists to "keep believing" and "have his back" as he promised to keep fighting for immigration reform and take executive action this year. "We have to be realistic," Obama said Thursday evening at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual awards dinner. He explained that he delayed executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections because he needed the extra time to explain to the nation "why immigration reform is good for our economy and why it's good for everybody." "For any action to last, for it to be effective and extend beyond...
  • Fired Up Obama to Immigration Activists: 'No Force On Earth Can Stop Us'

    10/02/2014 5:57:21 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 100 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 2 Oct 14 | Daniel Halper
    A fired up President Barack Obama had a message to immigration activists at a dinner this evening in Washington, D.C.: "no force on earth can stop us." "The clearest path to change is to change [the voter turnout] number," said Obama "Si se puede, si votamos! Yes, we can, if we vote!" "You know, earlier this year, I had a chance to host a screening of the film Cesar Chavez at the White House, and I was reminded that Cesar organized for nearly 20 years before his first major victory. He never saw that time as a failure. Looking back,...
  • Ted Cruz prods FAA for travel restrictions to keep Ebola out of US, though authority unclear

    10/02/2014 3:50:19 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 15 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/2/14 | Todd J. Gillman
    Sen. Ted Cruz is pressuring the government to clamp down on air travel from West Africa. Citing the Liberian patient being treated in Dallas for Ebola, Cruz, R-Texas, wrote the Federal Aviation Administration demanding assurance that the FAA is “doing everything within its authority to prevent the spread of this infectious disease.” Public health authorities have insisted that a travel ban is unnecessary and potentially counterproductive. CDC director Tom Frieden reiterated the point this afternoon. But he and others also concede that screening in Liberia and other nations where Ebola is raging cannot detect or deter every infected traveler —...
  • Ebola and Enterovirus: More American Blood On Obama’s Hands

    10/02/2014 10:05:26 AM PDT · by xzins · 24 replies
    CHQ ^ | 10/2/2014 | George Rasley
    America has now recorded its first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus, brought to this country by a traveler who arrived unscreened from the African country of Liberia, a known Ebola hotspot. Thomas Eric Duncan traveled from Liberia, to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C. and then on to Dallas, Texas where he began to present symptoms of the deadly disease. Liberia is one of the hotspots in a large outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, with 3,458 cases and 1,830 deaths as of September 23, according to the World Health Organization. Other countries affected include Guinea, Nigeria...
  • Texas officials say 80 people may have been exposed to Ebola patient -NBC

    10/02/2014 6:01:16 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 82 replies
    Reuters ^ | 07:21 EST, 2 October 2014
    The health officials said 80 people may have come into contact with Duncan, NBC reported. Earlier, they had put the figure at up to 18, including five children. State officials delivered the order on Wednesday night to the family of the patient, who has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia. Family members must stay home until Oct. 19 and not have any visitors without approval, officials said. "We have tried and true protocols to protect the public and stop the spread of this disease," said Dr. David Lakey, Texas health commissioner. "This order gives us the ability to...