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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    "Why didn't you select a more reasonable alternative and prevent anyone who had been to ebola country from entering the US? It has the same effect of protecting American citizens without placing our volunteer military at risk for no good reason.
    I guess we'll agree to disagree that stopping the ebola spread is in our national interests. Seems obvious to me the threat from the unconstrained spread of ebola exceeds any risk of "terrorism" by a factor of 1,000 or so. And pretending we can wall ourselves off from the rest of the world seems naive.

    Bottom line is there will be perhaps 10s of thousands of Americans, Europeans, Asians, etc. assisting in containing the outbreak. If you take your suggestion literally, any American who goes to assist takes a one way trip out of America, never to return. Same with the Europeans, etc. and everyone they interact with when they return home. It's a logistical impossibility, IMO.

    I'm not necessarily opposed to much more screening and the rest, but those are difficult decisions.

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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    On gun control ~ 'If we can save just one child'
    On Ebola ~ 'virtually non-existent threat, no need for panic or rash decisions'

    Big Gulps, cigarettes, transfats ~ OMG!

    Ebola ~ meh
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    Re: Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

    If American progressives envisioned Ebola in the manner they envision firearms, the borders would have been hermetically sealed on day one.
    Incrementally, and always under the guise of "fairness", "equality", and "social justice", the US Constitution has been deceitfully interpreted in ways that remove all limitations on central authority...and place them on the people.

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    Re: Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

    Here's another little bright spot!

    It does not matter that thanks to the Liberal Judges, the Democrats will use massive voter fraud to steal yet another election.

    In a year, any surviving Liberals will be beaten to death!

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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    "Why didn't you select a more reasonable alternative and prevent anyone who had been to ebola country from entering the US? It has the same effect of protecting American citizens without placing our volunteer military at risk for no good reason."

    Quote Originally Posted by JasperL View Post
    I guess we'll agree to disagree that stopping the ebola spread is in our national interests. Seems obvious to me the threat from the unconstrained spread of ebola exceeds any risk of "terrorism" by a factor of 1,000 or so. And pretending we can wall ourselves off from the rest of the world seems naive.
    Stopping people who may have been exposed to ebola is a great idea. All we have to do is say then cannot come. We can continue to screen all international passengers. We need to add an ebola tax to each ticket to pay for the additional manpower needed to do the screenings.

    No one has argued for unconstrained ebola. The ones who are affected should be solving their problem.
    What is naive is treating ebola as a politically correct race issue. What is naive is Der Fuhrer's unwillingness to do the simplest, most effective thing and stop allowing potentially infected people into the nation.

    Bottom line is there will be perhaps 10s of thousands of Americans, Europeans, Asians, etc. assisting in containing the outbreak. If you take your suggestion literally, any American who goes to assist takes a one way trip out of America, never to return. Same with the Europeans, etc. and everyone they interact with when they return home. It's a logistical impossibility, IMO.
    Why would you believe that? The time from infection to symptoms is 21 days. Anyone who wants to come can voluntarily go into a quarantine village for three weeks prior to coming here. I am sure someone will figure out how to make money selling the time in the facility.

    I'm not necessarily opposed to much more screening and the rest, but those are difficult decisions.
    There is nothing difficult about it.

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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    Quote Originally Posted by webrockk View Post
    On gun control ~ 'If we can save just one child'
    On Ebola ~ 'virtually non-existent threat, no need for panic or rash decisions'

    Big Gulps, cigarettes, transfats ~ OMG!

    Ebola ~ meh
    You make a point that liberalism is very much like other mental disorders. I wonder if it covered under Obamacare?

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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurmugeon View Post
    Think about the bright side. Even in the worst African Ebola stats, 30% or so survive. (Though Often with huge lifetime disabilities)

    So, one of the three people around you may be alive in a year.

    We currently have 316 Million Americans, so in a year, we'll still have about 100 Million.

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    Maybe this is part of their plan.

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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    "Why didn't you select a more reasonable alternative and prevent anyone who had been to ebola country from entering the US? It has the same effect of protecting American citizens without placing our volunteer military at risk for no good reason."

    Stopping people who may have been exposed to ebola is a great idea. All we have to do is say then cannot come. We can continue to screen all international passengers. We need to add an ebola tax to each ticket to pay for the additional manpower needed to do the screenings.

    No one has argued for unconstrained ebola. The ones who are affected should be solving their problem.
    What is naive is treating ebola as a politically correct race issue. What is naive is Der Fuhrer's unwillingness to do the simplest, most effective thing and stop allowing potentially infected people into the nation

    Why would you believe that? The time from infection to symptoms is 21 days. Anyone who wants to come can voluntarily go into a quarantine village for three weeks prior to coming here. I am sure someone will figure out how to make money selling the time in the facility.
    There is nothing difficult about it.
    and NOT one person has been able to respond to my posts on this subject in several strings because they are DISINGENUOS PCers.

    Everyone agrees to a full-court-Press in Africa.
    Just these PC CLOWNS can't honestly answer why they don't want to stop it from leaving Africa. They Dishonestly or Stupidly infer that won't help.

    Instead, they want it to not only land in the EU/USA, and cost the country and World untold problems.. what happens when it lands in Bombay, Sri Lanka, Phuket, Mexico, or Honduras?
    Will that Stop the spread or make it worse?

    What IDIOTS these PCers are.

    All Flights/passengers with the 3 countries involved need to be Grounded.
    There is absolutely NO Significant reason Not to except IDIOTIC PC.
    There is NO Pressing business that must be carried on in person by Liberian or Sierra Leonese in London, NY, etc.
    None of these DISHONEST PCers can address this point.


    My last again:
    Quote Originally Posted by mbig #106, Untouched as Always
    We should bar All flights and passengers originating in the Ebola countries.

    What's the downside?
    There is virtually ZERO significant loss of Tourism or other Economic/Business interest.

    The need for the nationals of those tiny/crap-hole countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea) to get here is ZERO compared to the risk.

    Only Aid workers (I support) should be able to transit on chartered flights with Special precautions.

    It's going to cost the West BILLION$, TEN'S of Billions MORE, for airport screening/Hospital-procedure/etc instead barring flights/passengers originating in those countries.

    Untold Angst and perhaps cut the whole World airline Industry's traffic, so a FEW passengers from the Crap-hole Infected countries can visit their relatives in Newark, NJ.
    WTF
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    (how did you LIARS vote in the PC Poll?)

    Flu season is starting and it's going to be Madness with Airport Screeners and Hospital staff's worried/HAVING to worry that every fever might about Ebola too.
    Hazmat suit Halloween.
    PS: There is Now a suspected case on Boston. Thankfully that's a great Med town.
    What happens if/when it lands in Bombay? Karachi? Libya? Indonesia?
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    Re: What is The One's strategy for defeating Ebola? Crickets...

    Quote Originally Posted by mbig View Post
    and NOT one person has been able to respond to my posts on this subject in several strings because they are DISINGENUOS PCers.

    Everyone agrees to a full-court-Press in Africa.
    Just these PC CLOWNS can't honestly answer why they don't want to stop it from leaving Africa. They Dishonestly or Stupidly infer that won't help.

    Instead, they want it to not only land in the EU/USA, and cost the country and World untold problems.. what happens when it lands in Bombay, Sri Lanka, Phuket, Mexico, or Honduras?
    Will that Stop the spread?

    What IDIOTS these PCers are.

    All Flights/passengers with the 3 countries involved need to be Grounded.
    There is absolutely NO Significant reason Not to except IDIOTIC PC.
    There is NO Pressing business that must be carried on in person by Liberian or Sierra Leonese in London, NY, etc.
    None of these DISHONEST PCers can address this point.


    My last again:
    We have authority to act in our national interests. Other nations will have to decide for themselves what is appropriate for them.

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    Re: Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    But they might so wouldn't the prudent thing be to put them and everyone they've come in contact with in isolation for a few weeks?

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    A hospital doesn't have the power to do that. We can isolate a patient that is admitted for care, but we can't isolate families, friends, or other people that the person has come into contact with. Besides that, and as I said earlier, the guy reportedly lied on the paperwork that he filled out prior to coming here. There is no reason to think that ebola was here, if the travel was legal. Just because he was from Liberia, there was no reason to think he had ebola, assuming that his travel was legitimate.
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