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  • Sam Youngman: A critical look at Rand Paul and 'winnability'

    03/30/2015 6:55:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | March 30, 2015 | Sam Youngman
    Rand Paul likes to say that the Republican Party should follow the advice of painter Robert Henri, who said people should "paint like a man coming over a hill singing." But Paul, one week away from an announcement that he is running for president, often seems like a man running down a hill so fast that his feet can't keep up with his momentum. As he prepares to take a formal step onto the biggest stage in politics, Kentucky's junior U.S. Senator has previewed his campaign message as one of "winnability." "Ted Cruz is a conservative — but it also...
  • Obama Was Hand-Picked, Was NOT a Natural Born Citizen, Congress Knew It, and Tried to Protect Him

    03/30/2015 5:08:37 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 98 replies
    D C Clothesline ^ | 3/29/2015 | Dean Garrison
    The further I travel down this rabbit hole, the more I feel divorced from the good conservative people that I choose to call my own. I hold some stories back from our readers. My thought is that people have a hard enough time embracing the basic fact that our government is corrupt on both sides of the aisle. If you knew how corrupt I thought these people really were, I feel like you’d rush to the phone and soon bad men would show up to haul me off in a straight jacket. Do they still do that? Regardless, today I...
  • Rubio Doesn't Scare Or Annoy Liberals, So Of Course He's Low In The Polls

    03/21/2015 10:06:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Crooks and Liars ^ | March 21, 2015 | Steve M.
    Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report is somewhat baffled. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll gave Republican voters a list of potential presidential candidates and asked whether the voters could support each candidate in the primaries. On that measure, Marco Rubio finished first. And yet when pollsters have asked GOP voters to name a top pick, Rubio inevitably finishes far from the top. Why is that? And why is Scott Walker doing better? Walter writes: Yet, if Rubio’s got such obvious advantages, why is he stuck in the low single digits while Walker has become a “co-frontrunner” with Bush?...
  • General: IS Recruits Could Enter U.S. Via Caribbean

    03/16/2015 6:33:06 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 20 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 16, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    War On Terror: The head of U.S. Southern Command has warned lawmakers that IS is radicalizing converts and other Muslims in Latin America and could train and send them north via human traffickers. Gen. John Kelly issued his warning in a hearing Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee on defense appropriations for fiscal 2016. He's concerned that in addition to the Iranian terrorist puppet Hezbollah being active in Latin America, the Islamic State is promoting and recruiting for jihad against the United States in the region. "Last year, IS adherents posted discussions on social media calling for the infiltration...
  • American ISIS Member Issues Warning: “We’re in Texas, Ohio, New York City, Washington, D.C.”

    03/09/2015 4:58:21 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 60 replies
    http://controversialtimes.com/ ^ | 3/9/15 | Reagan Wilson
    In the interview, Cornell issued some chilling warnings: “I got orders from the brothers overseas because I’m with the Islamic State. My brothers over there, in Syria and Iraq, gave me specific orders to carry out jihad in the west, so I did so.” “What do I think is coming? Many things. There will be many, many attacks. Like I said, we are ready for the battle over the Capitol.”
  • ‘PRESIDENT PAUL’: Rand Paul Gets Standing Ovation At CPAC

    02/28/2015 6:19:49 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/27/15 | Patrick Howley
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul earned a standing ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, with members of the conservative activist crowd chanting “President Paul” at one point. Paul made clear overtures to a presidential run. The video of his speech is below. Here are some highlights: “Your rights are in your DNA and the government, quite frankly, can get over it.” “I say that your phone records are yours! I say that the phone records of law-abiding citizens are none of their damn business.” “Hillary’s war made us less safe. … As Hillary was declaring victory in...
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: ‘Federal Judge Just Granted My Request to Halt Obama’s Executive Amnesty

    02/16/2015 8:51:16 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 268 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/16/2015 | Jason Howerton
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday night that a federal judge has “granted” his request to “halt” President Barack Obama’s “Executive Amnesty Order” across the country. Abbott didn’t immediately offer any other details, but promised for information later. BREAKING: Federal Judge just granted my request to halt Obama's Executive Amnesty Order Nationwide. More later. #txlege #tcot @TexasGOP — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) February 17, 2015
  • Rubio plots his path to victory

    02/02/2015 5:49:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 1, 2015 | Cameron Joseph
    Marco Rubio sees room for himself in the GOP's crowded 2016 field — and is starting to throw elbows to make space. The Florida senator is moving full throttle towards a White House bid, hitting the road hard to raise money and elevate his profile. While allies and advisors say he hasn’t made a final decision, most now privately expect he’ll take the plunge.
  • Jeb Bush Pot Smoking Bully

    02/01/2015 7:19:57 PM PST · by yetidog · 29 replies
    Powerlineblog ^ | Jan 31, 2015 | John Hinderaker
    Why don't candidates -- Republican/Conservative ---go after the media bigtime for this kind of BS as soon as the stories pop up?
  • Attack of the Open-Borders Mau-Mau-ers

    01/16/2015 4:41:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    I stand with the Santa Barbara News-Press. How about you? The newspaper is under fire for refusing to kowtow to left-wing word police and militant propagandists who demand unfettered illegal immigration. Last week, in the wake of angry protests against the publication, vandals threw paint bombs and spray-painted graffiti on its offices. So, what exactly is the News-Press' unforgivable crime? Calling illegal aliens "illegals" in a headline for a story about illegal aliens descending on California DMVs. A new law went into effect last Friday allowing illegal aliens to obtain driver's licenses without proof of lawful residence. The article featured...
  • 12 DEAD IN PARIS MASSACRE: Islamic gunmen execute French police officer as he pleads for his life

    01/07/2015 6:32:18 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 119 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 7 January 2015 | Simon Tomlinson and Peter Allen and Jay Akbar and Chris Pleasance
    12 DEAD IN PARIS MASSACRE: Islamic gunmen execute French police officer as he pleads for his life after terror attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at centre of Mohammed cartoon storm Masked gunmen storm Paris headquarters with AK-47s shouting 'Allahu akbar!' and 'the Prophet has been avenged' Stalked building asking for people's names before killing the editor and cartoonist during weekly editorial meeting Horrific footage shows a police officer begging for his life before being shot in the head at point-blank range Killers fled in stolen car across eastern Paris after a 'mass shoot-out' with police officers and remain on...
  • Stopping Obama's Amnesty is the Battle of Our Time

    12/31/2014 4:07:15 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 14 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | December 30, 2014 | By: Daniel Horowitz
    Every generation of conservative leaders must rise to the occasion to confront the challenge of the time. The challenge at present is to stop Obama’s war on our borders and thereby his war on the rule of law. Will conservatives rise to the occasion? When the 114th Congress convenes in January, Republicans from across the political sphere will be offering advice concerning the focus of the new GOP-led majority in both houses of Congress. Conservatives will want to focus on taxes, others want to focus on entitlement spending. Still others want to focus on an anti-regulatory agenda. All of these...
  • 17,500 Germans Gather to Sing Christmas Carols Against Islamisation

    12/23/2014 7:35:18 AM PST · by PROCON · 47 replies
    breitbart ^ | Dec. 23, 2014 | Oliver Lane
    The German PEGIDA movement held its largest meeting yet last night to protest what they call the ‘Islamisation of the Western World’, despite stiff opposition from all sections of Germany’s elite including politicians, media, and the arts. PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West) has grown rapidly since its inception in October, a peaceful ‘strolling’ movement opposing the exceptional violence seen in street battles between Salafist Muslims and ethnic Kurds seen in many German cities this year and enormous immigration. Now on it’s tenth ‘evening stroll’, it has grown from a couple of hundred people, to 15,000 last week,...
  • Why Marco Rubio Should Be the GOP's Presidential Front-Runner

    12/03/2014 8:28:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 69 replies
    National Journal ^ | December 2, 2014 | Josh Kraushaar
    he leading contender for the GOP's presidential nomination is polling at a measly 3 percent in two new national surveys testing Republican primary candidates. He wasn't even included in Bloomberg's November poll of likely New Hampshire primary voters. He's been overshadowed by the media's obsession with brand-name candidates, like Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, even though his profile is more compelling than either. But Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is as well-positioned as any Republican to emerge from the crowded scrum of potential candidates—and his strengths are significant enough that many are forgetting what made him a top Republican prospect...
  • Slavery levels in UK 'higher than thought'

    11/29/2014 5:35:20 AM PST · by walford · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | 29 November 2014 | Unattributed
    There could be between 10,000 and 13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, higher than previous figures, analysis for the Home Office suggests. Modern slavery victims are said to include women forced into prostitution, "imprisoned" domestic staff and workers in fields, factories and fishing boats. The figure for 2013 is the first time the government has made an official estimate of the scale of the problem. The Home Office has launched a strategy to help tackle slavery. It said the victims included people trafficked from more than 100 countries - the most prevalent being Albania, Nigeria, Vietnam and Romania -...
  • Obama: I've 'Been Very Restrained with Respect to Immigration'

    11/24/2014 7:13:59 AM PST · by Cheerio · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Nov 2014 | Tony Lee
    President Barack Obama claimed he has been "restrained" on immigration and that his position on executive actions has not changed after he unilaterally granted temporary amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants. On ABC's This Week, Obama said that he has "been very restrained with respect to immigration" and has "bent over backwards and will continue to do everything I can to get Congress" to pass a more permanent and comprehensive executive amnesty bill.
  • The Part of Obama's Immigration Speech that Media is Ignoring... And it's Dangerous

    11/21/2014 8:25:00 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Patriot Action Network ^ | November 21, 2014 | Eric Odom
    Obama's Executive Immigration Order was a brilliant move on his part. Politically, that is. Obama needed to cater to the radical anti-border crowd, but he also needed to limit the legal challenges that would have mounted from all directions with a blanket amnesty. So what did he do? Nothing. No seriously, Obama didn't really do much of anything on the action front. He basically proclaimed that our government (his government these days) will no longer deport illegal immigrants. Obama made it sound like he was doing a lot. He made it sound like he was giving the radical amnesty groups...
  • Obama's Amnesty Threatens To Shut Down Constitution

    11/21/2014 10:06:22 AM PST · by raptor22 · 46 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 21, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Amnesty: Pundits warn that a funding fight over the president's move to grant de facto amnesty to illegal aliens threatens a politically risky government shutdown. But there's something much more important at stake here. The Founders had good reason to give Congress the power of the purse: Short of impeachment, it's the most effective way to stop a lawless president from disobeying the will of Congress and usurping powers not granted by the Constitution. The question is: Will Congress use this power to thwart President Obama's shredding of the Constitution with his executive amnesty plan? Incoming Senate Budget Committee Chairman...
  • Brooklyn man rushed to Bellevue with Ebola-like symptoms

    11/20/2014 3:16:38 PM PST · by dynachrome · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11-20-14 | Natasha Velez
    A Brooklyn man, who recently returned from West Africa, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms Thursday, police sources said. The man, whose name is being withheld by The Post, returned from Mali on Nov. 14, and came down with flu-like symptoms which are similar symptoms to those exhibited by patients suffering from Ebola, the sources said.
  • Rand Paul Plans to Announce His Republican Campaign for President Next Spring

    11/10/2014 8:11:22 AM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    life news ^ | 11/10/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Senator Rand Paul is reportedly planning to launch his campaign for the Republican nomination for president next Spring. Paul is a pro-life senator from Kentucky who maintains a 100% pro-life voting record but has made some comments in the last 12-18 months that have raised some eyebrows. randpaul5According to a Politico report, Paul would open up a presidential campaign headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky and would run simultaneous campaigns for president and for re-election to his Senate seat in case he fails to clinch the GOP nomination in early 2016. The report also indicates Paul will rely heavily on advisers to...
  • Romney: A GOP Senate to pass immigration, trade

    11/02/2014 7:59:16 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/2/14 | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Mitt Romney predicted on Sunday that a Republican Senate would break through congressional gridlock and pass legislation on immigration reform and trade. Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee warned that President Barack Obama would move after Tuesday's midterm elections towards "amnesty" on immigration reform, a reference to the White House's decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the elections. But Romney said a Republican Congress would pass a more conservative immigration bill focused on border security that the president would sign. “You’re going to see a provision, first of all,...
  • Breaking Three Teen Girls Killed By Car While Trick-or-Treating In Santa Ana Santa Ana [Hit & Run]

    10/31/2014 8:52:20 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 64 replies
    LATimes ^ | October 31, 2014 | RYAN PARKER
    Breaking Three Teen Girls Killed By Car While Trick-or-Treating In Santa Ana Santa Ana By RYAN PARKER Three children were killed when they were hit by a car while trick-or-treating in O.C.; driver fled scene Three teenage girls were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said. The three were struck by a driver "going at a high rate of speed" while they were in a crosswalk in the area of Old Grand Street and Fairhaven Avenue, near Fairhaven Elementary School, said Anthony Bertagna, a spokesman for the Santa Ana police.
  • Enterovirus May Have Caused Maryland Meningitis Outbreak

    10/31/2014 8:09:23 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 48 replies
    U.S. News ^ | Oct. 30, 2014 | 6:12 p.m. EDT | Kimberly Leonard
    A meningitis outbreak at the University of Maryland may be related to another virus that has swept across the country during recent months, though further testing is being conducted to determine the possibility. If the tests are positive, it would mean that yet another manifestation of enterovirus-68 has occurred. In Maryland, the state public health lab is conducting a broad range of testing on specimens submitted to the agency, state epidemiologist Dr. David Blythe says. Agency officials would not specify whether testing for EV-68 was occurring and did not confirm whether samples had been sent to the Centers for Disease...
  • Jeb Bush Promises GOP Immigration Reform To Spanish-Speaking Media

    10/30/2014 7:10:51 PM PDT · by This Just In · 44 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | October 30, 2014 | Dan Riehl
    A great many Republican House and Senate candidates may be staying away from talking immigration, or immigration reform this cycle, but not Jeb Bush. A funny thing happened on Jeb's recent visit to Colorado to stump for Republican Cory Gardner in his race against Democrat Mark Udall.
  • Jeb Bush Promises GOP Immigration Reform To Spanish-Speaking Media

    10/30/2014 10:47:10 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 30, 2014 | Dan Riehl
    A great many Republican House and Senate candidates may be staying away from talking immigration, or immigration reform this cycle, but not Jeb Bush. A funny thing happened on Jeb's recent visit to Colorado to stump for Republican Cory Gardner in his race against Democrat Mark Udall.
  • White House ‘furious’ over Cuomo, Christie Ebola mandate

    10/27/2014 4:25:42 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 26, 2014 | Marisa Schultz, Carl Campanile and Bruce Golding
    White House officials are pushing Govs. Cuomo and Chris Christie to dial down their mandatory quarantine rules and let the feds decide how to keep the deadly Ebola virus from spreading in the United States, sources told The Post on Sunday. “They are furious [with Cuomo and Christie] and can’t believe they rolled out [the regulations] without consultation, particularly since it’s still all federal officials doing the screening at the airports,” one source told The Post. The governors’ rules require that all aid workers returning from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days, even if they show no sign of...
  • ER nurse: Duncan lied about exposure to Ebola

    10/27/2014 3:03:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 26, 2014 | Kyle Balluck
    An emergency room nurse who treated Thomas Eric Duncan said in an interview broadcast Sunday night that the first person to die of Ebola in the U.S. was not honest about his exposure to the deadly virus. Sidia Rose told “60 Minutes” that Duncan said during his second trip to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas that he had not been in contact with anyone who had been sick. “I explained to him, ‘We are under the impression that you may have been exposed to Ebola.’ And I said, ‘Where are you from?’ And he told me Liberia,” she said. “And...
  • 5-year-old boy being tested for Ebola in New York City

    10/27/2014 3:01:02 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/27/14 | Larry Celona and Kenneth Garger
    A 5-year-old boy who just returned from West Africa was transported to Bellevue Hospital Sunday with possible Ebola symptoms, according to law-enforcement sources. The child was vomiting and had a 103-degree fever when he was carried from his Bronx home by EMS workers wearing hazmat suits, neighbors said.
  • Under Pressure, Cuomo Loosens Policy for Ebola Quarantines in New York

    10/26/2014 5:59:20 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 49 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/26/14 | MARC SANTORA and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday night outlined New York State’s mandatory quarantine policy for health care workers returning from West African nations with Ebola outbreaks , bringing the state closer into line with federal protocols and marking a significant break with the way the policy has been carried out in New Jersey. The announcement comes after the Obama administration pressed New York to revise its order, issued only two days ago in a joint press conference with New Jersey’s governor, Chris Christie.
  • Sacramento-Area Cop Shooting Suspect Had Already Been Deported -- Twice

    10/26/2014 5:49:22 AM PDT · by eyeamok · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | Sacramento-Area Cop Shooting Suspect Had Already Been Deported -- Twice
    Marcelo Marquez allegedly shot and killed a Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy and a Placer County Sheriff's Deputy, and also allegedly shot and wounded a second Placer County deputy and a civilian on Friday. On Saturday, authorities revealed that the suspect -- real name, Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte -- had already been deported twice from the United States.
  • Sacramento-Area Cop Shooting Suspect Had Already Been Deported -- Twice

    10/26/2014 6:08:28 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 25 Oct 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Sacramento-Area Cop Shooting Suspect Had Already Been Deported -- Twice by AWR Hawkins 25 Oct 2014 819 post a comment Marcelo Marquez allegedly shot and killed a Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy and a Placer County Sheriff's Deputy, and also allegedly shot and wounded a second Placer County deputy and a civilian on Friday. On Saturday, authorities revealed that the suspect -- real name, Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte -- had already been deported twice from the United States. According to Sacramento's KCRA, he was "sent back in to Mexico in 1997 and again in 2001."
  • NYC Ebola Patient's Condition Worsens As Fiancee Returns Home

    10/25/2014 4:48:56 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/25/14 | Tyler Durden
    New York City health officials have released Morgan Dixon, the 30-year-old fiancée of recently diagnosed Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, to her West 147th Street Manhattan apartment where, as WSJ reports, she will remain under mandatory quarantine. This 'good' news comes as New York's Department of Health issues a statement on the deteriorating condition of Dr. Spencer who "is entering the next phase of the illness, which is anticipated gastrointestinal symptoms." This was expected apparently, as NYC's health commissioner Mary Basset noted, "we've seen with this disease that it continues to get worse before it gets better." A large CDC...
  • The Left-Wing Hipster Democrat Couple That Exposed NYC to #Ebola

    10/24/2014 9:05:48 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 76 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    "They are both registered Democrats with a history of working in public health. Both Spencer and Dixon are professional do gooders according to their LinkedIn and professional websites. Spencer boasts a degree from Columbia’s University Mailman School of Public Health, according to his since deleted LinkedIn page. So why did health care professionals decide to go bowling just days after Spencer returned from Ebola-infected Guinea?"
  • Passenger who arrived at Newark Airport being evaluated for Ebola

    10/21/2014 7:50:20 PM PDT · by Columbo · 50 replies
    A passenger who arrived at Newark Airport was rushed to the hospital to be evaluated for Ebola. Strict protocols require that the passenger to be quarantined in isolation while he is undergoing evaluation for Ebola. An ambulance escorted by Port Authority Police and officers from Customs and Border Protection left Newark Liberty International Airport at 4:45 Tuesday evening.
  • The real lesson of Ebola in Dallas: this virus is very difficult to spread

    10/20/2014 8:47:21 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 56 replies
    VOX ^ | 10/20/14 | Julia Belluz
    As America loses its cool about Ebola, we need to remember one thing: the way the virus circulated here reminds us that Ebola is actually not easily spread. This past Sunday marked 21 days — the full incubation period for the infection — since health officials began following the close contacts of Thomas Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US. Today marks a full month since he took several flights from Monrovia to arrive in Dallas on September 20. Thankfully none of these people, not even Duncan's fiance, got Ebola. The fact that the very people he lived...
  • Obama’s New Ebola Czar Was Deeply Involved in Solyndra Scandal

    10/17/2014 10:35:37 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/17/14 | PJ Tatler
    Bridget Johnson reported earlier that President Obama has appointed Ron Klain to become Ebola czar. Klain’s career is not in medicine, epidemiology, or any field related to disease control or prevention. Klain is a laywer, a K Street lobbyist, and a career Democrat party operative. Klain is not a doctor. He is a Democrat loyalist. Not only was he involved in Al Gore’s 2000 election recount as Bridget reported, Klain was involved in the Obama administration’s Solyndra debacle. In January 2012, ABC News reported that Klain, then Vice President Joe Biden’s chief of staff, was right in the middle of...
  • Why One Airline Flies To West Africa Despite Ebola (Brussels Airlines0

    10/17/2014 10:07:24 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Time ^ | 10/10/14 | Justin Worland
    Several major airlines including British Airways and Emirates have suspended service to Ebola-stricken regions of West Africa in response to a rapidly worsening Ebola outbreak, and Americans seem to agree with the service halts: 58% of people polled in a recent survey from NBC News want to ban all incoming flights from West African countries with Ebola. But two airlines—Brussels and Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s largest airline—have continued serving Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Brussels Airlines says it has no plans to stop flying into Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia in the immediate future. “It is our humanitarian duty to...
  • Obama’s New Ebola ‘Czar’ Does Not Have Medical, Health Care Background

    10/17/2014 10:01:51 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 60 replies
    CBS DC ^ | 10/17/14 | CBSDC/AP
    President Barack Obama on Friday turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response as efforts to clamp down on any possible route of infection from three Texas cases expanded, reaching a cruise ship at sea and multiple airline flights. Facing renewed criticism of his handling of the Ebola risk, Obama will make Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, his point man on fighting Ebola at home and in West Africa. Klain will report to national security adviser Susan Rice and to homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco, the White House said. Klain...
  • New Patient ‘Screened Positive’ For Ebola At Baylor Hospital, Testing Not Confirmed

    10/17/2014 9:48:51 AM PDT · by maggief · 45 replies
    CBS DFW ^ | October 17, 2014
    DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – On Friday morning Baylor Hospital in Dallas confirmed a patient with ‘ebola similar symptoms’ also triggered a positive verbal screening questionnaire. Although a positive test has not been confirmed, sources says it’s not unusual to have a patient screen positive considering the wider net for ebola now over Dallas.
  • Dallas leaders announce ‘voluntary’ containment orders for workers exposed to Ebola; no emergency

    10/16/2014 5:14:45 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 15 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/16/14 | Matthew Watkins
    Dallas leaders announce ‘voluntary’ containment orders for workers exposed to Ebola; no emergency declaration Dallas leaders on Thursday moved to sign “voluntary agreements” to restrict the movement of health care workers who have been exposed to Ebola, but stopped short of declaring a local emergency in response to the virus. The workers will be asked to sign papers saying they will avoid public transit and public places. But if they don’t sign, county leaders will issue court orders restricting their movement. That was decided during an emergency afternoon meeting of the Dallas County Commissioners Court. Commissioners called the meeting consider...
  • 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...
  • Ebola and Criminal Negligence

    10/16/2014 9:44:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/16/14 | Jim O'Neill
    Open Borders, Quarantine Regulations, October Surprises It appears to me that the Obama regime’s “Theater of the Absurd” traveling snake-oil emporium has reached hitherto unexplored areas with their mishandling of the Ebola outbreak. The Obama Administration has lowered the bar so significantly, so consistently, over such a wide area, that I suspect (and pray) their performance will never be duplicated—but in the case of the Ebola outbreak they have really outdone themselves. I would call their handling of the affair up to now criminally negligent—but that’s just me. In the phrase “illegal immigrants” emphasis should fall on the word illegal,...
  • ‘Clipboard guy’ at Ebola patient transfer an ambulance employee

    10/16/2014 8:27:44 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/16/14 | David K. Li
    The man seen Wednesday wearing no protective gear while transporting an Ebola-stricken patient from Dallas to Atlanta works for the air ambulance company that handled the flight. Officials with Georgia-based Phoenix Air Group said its clipboard-carrying medical supervisor was OK to in work civilian clothes while everyone else on the scene donned full hazmat suits.
  • Dallas Official: Ebola Hospital Never Warned About Travel (Judge Clay Jenkins)

    10/15/2014 7:16:33 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 50 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/15/14 | NBC News
    Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins criticized the CDC hours after it was revealed that a second nurse who came into contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for the deadly disease, and that the new patient flew on a commercial flight to Ohio before she was diagnosed. Jenkins, the chief executive in Dallas County, said he is seeking an order to bar 75 hospital workers who may have come into contact with Duncan, who died of the disease last Wednesday, from taking mass transit. Early Wednesday nurse Amber Joy Vinson tested positive...
  • County health director: Health care workers should have been quarantined

    10/15/2014 6:52:37 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/15/14 | Matthew Watkins
    The health workers who treated Dallas’ first Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan should not have been allowed to move around, county health director Zachary Thompson said Wednesday. Thompson said that decision isn’t up to him — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are handling the monitoring of those workers. He said he hasn’t heard any discussion about quarantine. But if it was up to the county health department, the patients “wouldn’t have been able to move around,” Thompson said.
  • Obama confident the US won’t see “serious outbreak” of Ebola

    10/15/2014 6:47:52 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 83 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/15/14 | Todd J. Gillman
    President Obama vowed a more “aggressive” federal response to the spread of Ebola in the United States. And he offered assurance tonight that a “serious outbreak” remains extremely unlikely. “I want people to understand that the dangers of you contracting Ebola, the dangers of a serious outbreak, are extraordinarily low,” he said after meeting with Cabinet members and other top aides. “But we are taking this very seriously at the highest levels of government.” That assurance that a “serious” outbreak is unlikely is markedly less optimistic than the one Obama offered only a week earlier in a call with governors...
  • Presbyterian workers wore no protective gear for two days while treating Ebola patient

    10/15/2014 11:29:40 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/15/14 | D Hunt
    Health care workers treating Thomas Eric Duncan in a hospital isolation unit didn’t wear protective hazardous-material suits for two days until tests confirmed the Liberian man had Ebola — a delay that potentially exposed perhaps dozens of hospital workers to the virus, according to medical records. The 3-day window of Sept. 28-30 is now being targeted by investigators for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the key time during which health care workers may have been exposed to the deadly virus by Duncan, who died Oct. 8 from the disease.
  • 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...
  • What is to Prevent Ebola Spreading to Central and South America?

    10/15/2014 5:45:17 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 45 replies
    self | October 15, 2014 | self
    We have one of the best health care systems in the world. The CDC assures us that the outbreak is under control. There have been only 2 new cases since the Liberian patient arrived.The 1918 flu epidemic killed more people than WW2. The mobilization of millions living in close proximity aided the spread of the virus. https://virus.stanford.edu/uda/Crowded conditions accelerate the spread of disease. Children crowded on trains moving through Mexico, and living in refugee centers in the US would cause the disease to spread more rapidly and allow the virus to rapidly enter the US. Why are our leaders gambling...