Skip to comments.Why Is Obama Admin Suppressing Info On First Swine Flu Death?
Posted on 04/29/2009 4:43:04 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
"A 23-month-old child from Texas has become the first American to die from the swine flu outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta confirmed today. The CDC released no other information about how or where the child may have contracted the disease." ABC report, First U.S. Death From Swine Flu in Texas the CDC Confirms, April 29, 2009 [emphasis added]
My antennae started to go up as I heard various reports about the first reported swine flu death in the USA. A 23-month old child from Texas was all that we were told. Googling, I found the ABC article above pointedly mentioning that the CDC released no other information about how or where the child may have contracted the disease.
(Excerpt) Read more at finkelblog.com ...
Agreed: never waste a good “crisis”, even if you have to make one up.
He gets to look “presidential” projecting a brave calm in the face of a virulent attacker.
I am SURE they are disappointed more people have not died so they could really spring into action.
I ain’t buyin it.
Not one little bit.
AMEN. I feel that way, too.
As a matter of fact, our Dear Leader is doing that on TV this very moment.
He's also telling us to keep our hands washed, stay home from work if sick, keep your children home from school if sick.
He's keeping an eye on the situation.
Are they blowing it out of proportion? Explain ~ in detail.
Maybe because the child was dying while zerO was tooling around in a golf cart?
“Nothing to see here peeps, my man Janet at Homie Security has things under control!”
(1) Local union guys don't think the plant is clean,
(2) Local residents think the plant stinks,
(3) Father said "EVERYBODY HAD IT" and "EVERYBODY RECOVERED".
All of which just has to color the legitimacy of this discovery, expecially the business about everybody recovering from it. That's simply not the case more recently.
Yet, at the supposed starting point the locals say there's a 100% infection rate and nobody dies.
Did the TOTUS mention inflating our tires and keeping the thermostat up?
He’ll probably cover that tonight.
Real, imagined, or in this case - manufactured. They really, really, want that Welfare Health Care.
The grasshoppers have out numbered the ants, and the left is struggling for control. They need money - big money. The ants are already over taxed, but if the left can get their hands on the ants insurance premiums, they'll have unlimited funds to buy their votes and feed their wanting base.
They also want everyone on National Mortgage and National Auto as well, because the left wing base also wants these things for free. They're working on it.
All your cash will belong to them. That's the plan. Without your money, they have nothing to feed their dependant base.
That having been said, they are extremely media-aware, and do not want to make any statements which will restrict their freedom of action.
If and when they confirm more deaths, they are going to have to do things they do not want to do.
It does not help that there's no head of CDC and no Surgeon General.
The politicization of CDC goes all the way back to 1976 and Jerry Ford's famous flu shot on national TV, and has been profound under GOP and RAT administrations both.
In my personal opinion, any real person would be stone out of their mind to accept either the CDC or SG job, which is why we get what we get.
Bush leaves office and three months later terrorists hit US with lab engineered flu bug.
“Finkelstein is paranoid.”
Finkelstein = me, governs. Perhaps I’m paranoid but the very limited release of info by the Obama admin does send up red flags for me.
PS: and in fact people *are* following me ;-)
Because "border" does not exist for them.
There is a flood of information, a lot of it is contradictory or unclear, and everyone (every professional one) in PHS knows that if any politician winds up looking bad the professionals involved will be crucified.
I have no evidence that this is worse under "Obama" than under either Bush, Clinton, or Reagan.
It's a longstanding problem and it's been very bad for many years.
You know what?
If we all stopped paying those taxes, what could they do?
I don’t mean onsies and twosies here and there but a massive refusal to pay.
Harry said paying taxes was voluntary so ok....we decide not to volunteer?
What do the lefties do then? Yeah you could try to arrest everyone or seize everything but that only works once. They depend on regular and predictable income.
Just a random thought....
bump for later.
Maybe not. The left wants that Health Care Welfare. They need it bad. Medicaid and Medicare are going broke. They need the insurance premiums to help pay for them. If everyone were on Health Care Welfare, the wealth would be "shared".
This flu is a brew of three different flues. The odds of that combination happening by accident seems rather odd to me.
It's not about you or me. It's not about citizens. It's about power and privilege. The left is losing control. They can't afford to feed their dependent voters much longer. There's just not enough available cash in their coffers. Their base continues to want. They need more, and in order to survive, they'll have to do what ever it takes to get it.
There are unconfirmed reports that three Mexican doctors have died after treating infected patients. More than 80 cases have been confirmed in other countries. [more than that as we have almost that many here]
The rest of this article talks about people rush to get out of Mexico and back home. [of course bringing any flu they contracted home with them]