Let’s tear this Liberal Idiot, Julie Driscoll’s story apart. My responses will be in italics.
Author: Julie Driscoll August 3, 2014 11:07 pm
If you haven’t heard about the Ebola virus victims (both U.S. citizens) being returned from Liberia to the U.S. for treatment, here’s your chance.
Two American healthcare workers, infected with Ebola in Liberia while working an at Ebola treatment center operated by two U.S. faith-based organizations, will be traveling to the U.S. this week and undergoing treatment in a special isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Bruce Ribner, an infectious-diseases doctor and head of the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, has said that “the transfer would be safe.” Another infectious disease specialist, Richard Wenzel, emeritus professor of internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, agreed that the bodily fluids of these victims are “highly infectious,” but said that they also “have a better chance of survival in a U.S. facility than in a health-care facility that may not be equipped with the latest supportive-care equipment or techniques.”
So because one doctor says everything will be just fine, we should believe that story? What about all the doctors that say exactly the opposite? So that argument simply doesn’t fly with me! Any person with any level of common sense knows we should leave the disease where it can be quarantined, and not spread it around the world by irresponsibly bringing it into our country! We could have just as easily sent the doctors and equipment to West Africa, and kept the highly contagious, deadly disease out of our country. It’s bad enough Obama is letting floods of Illegal Aliens into our country that carry such diseases as Polio, Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Scabies, Whooping Cough, Cholera, Hepatitis A, B, C, and E, as well as many other diseases. So why bring in yet another deadly disease?
We probably can do a little bit more here with our ability to give critical-care support, We have a culture here for general infection control that is sophisticated.
A little back story: Presidents periodically take executive action to update Executive Order 13295, the list of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases. President Bush updated it by Executive Order in 2003, for example, to add “Cholera; Diphtheria; infectious Tuberculosis; Plague; Smallpox; Yellow Fever; and Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (Lassa, Marburg, Ebola, Crimean-Congo, South American, others not yet isolated or named . . . [and] . . . Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).” The amendments to 13295 give the CDC and the government the right to quarantine individuals when they present with symptoms of diseases which could lead to a pandemic. It’s not new – hell, this country has been quarantining people capable of spreading infectious diseases for a very long time. In keeping with the practices of presidents before him, particularly when certain diseases pose a serious risk to public health, President Obama amended Executive Order 13295 to add the symptoms of Ebola, which, according to online.wsj.com,
. . . can begin with fever and nausea and progress to internal bleeding, has been known to kill up to 90% of those it infects. It spreads through contact with bodily fluids. There is no vaccine or cure. Patients aren’t infectious until they are sick—and even when they begin to develop symptoms, they aren’t highly infectious, experts say. The most contagious patients are those who are very sick and unlikely to be moving around much, they say.
But damned if right -wing heads don’t explode with this “imperial president” having the gall to sign an Executive Order which would permit certain potentially infectious citizens to be quarantined.
If this is true, then Obama is breaking yet more laws by letting the Illegal Aliens flood our borders without health screenings. The cases and numbers of Infectious Diseases are unknown, so we don’t even know who should be “Quarantined”. Is the new Health Care Law and the spread of Infectious Diseases linked? Is this how the government is going to get more control of the people? Get them sick, heal who they want, and let the rest die? With this president anything is possible! IMO, Julie has her head so far up her presidents A$$, she can’t see what’s right in front of her, but there is hope…….even the most Idiotic of Americans eventually see the light!
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Imagine that: President Obama amending an Executive Order to prevent a pandemic. Actually listing symptoms of the communicable disease. And, more horrifying than that, giving the CDC and the government the right to quarantine individuals suspected of carrying the disease.
But why here in the USA Julie?
To hear the above whack jobs tell it, you cough, you’re under locked guard immediately. What they don’t mention is that in order for any of us to be at serious risk for Ebola, we have to have traveled to West Africa, or been exposed to someone who has traveled to West Africa.
Why do we still allow flights in and out of West Africa? At least Britain was smart enough to cut off all flights in and out of West Africa. We learned today that six (6) people around the country (Not confined to New York like previously reported) are being tested for Ebola. These six are besides the ones Obama had flown into Georgia so his cronies could experiment on them with unproven drugs and treatments. So you see, you don’t have to travel anywhere anymore to contract Ebola…… BECAUSE OBAMA BROUGHT IT HERE YOU MORON! And Obama has done NOTHING to stop the slightest chance of spreading the disease. You don’t think people that are stupid enough to visit West africa, can’t bring Ebola back with them?
It’s pure insanity to still allow flights in and out of West Africa!
As reported by wsj.online.com,
U.S. officials said the risk of spread in the U.S., by contrast, is low. ‘For our own situation, where we are able to get good information out, explain how Ebola spreads, where we have isolation capacity and health departments, it isn’t a potential of Ebola spreading widely in the U.S.,’ CDC Director Tom Frieden told reporters Thursday. ‘That is not in the cards.’”
US Officials? If anybody still believes anything the government tells them, they should be locked up in a mental institution!
It’s not terribly likely any tea partiers or right-wing whack jobs are going to be traveling to West Africa, so they’re probably gonna be fine.
Anybody with even a partial brain would not travel to West Africa, regardless of what side of the political isle they are on!
But only they could condemn a president for taking affirmative action to prevent a pandemic in the U.S.
This is not about an Executive Order to help the people of the US avoid any disease. It’s about a stupid, ignorant, arrogant president that continues to do what he wants to do, no matter what anybody thinks about it! It’s also about the ulterior motives that are hidden in just about everything this administration does! We will find out what those are, soon enough!