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Obama declares swine flu emergency
AFP ^ | 10/24/09

Posted on 10/24/2009 8:38:37 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

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To: TigerLikesRooster

Personally I think this is a mark of desperation rather than malice. Swine flu could be Obama’s Katrina. Thousands of dead children and tens of thousands more on life support machinery are going to look bad for him. We had months to prepare for this, and they have bungled it. When the magnitude of the failure becomes apparent, he’ll whine “But I declared an emergency in October! What more do you expect me to do?”


51 posted on 10/24/2009 8:57:04 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

BULLSH*T!!!!!


52 posted on 10/24/2009 8:57:32 AM PDT by NCBraveheart (I think therefore I am Libertarian)
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To: PubliusMM
Road test for some components of his plan for martial law?

You betcha.

53 posted on 10/24/2009 8:57:49 AM PDT by nutmeg (Obamunism is destroying America)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I believe this is attached to the PASSAGE of the HEALTH CARE BILL.... shame on you Zero!


54 posted on 10/24/2009 8:57:59 AM PDT by pollywog (staying...... " Under His Wings" Psalm 91:4)
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To: Carry_Okie

Doctors in our area are telling us that very few people are actually testing to H1N1. Also are telling us that H1N1 is no worse than the regular flu. Co-worker’s husband on chemo was diagnosed with H1N1. Doc said it was because of his weakened condition. Flu medicine for a few days. Now he is fine. Wife never came down with it.

Orahma is dictating a manufactured crisis.


55 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:09 AM PDT by abclily
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Here he is, a few hours ago, Friday night US time:

Anyone care to guess what this man is thinking?

56 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:10 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Election Nite 2010: The Difference beween "Yeahhh! We Did It!!!" and "Oh well. See you in the camps")
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

We need to gather together and fund a campaign nationwide - to hit newsstand and check-out-line media with full page ads - that says something to bring *constant attention* to our troops in AFGHANISTAN.

Even just the words OUR TROOPS in AFGHANISTAN need our HELP! CALL YOUR CONGRESSCRITTERS AND LAY INTO THEM!

Obama sickens me right down to my soul.


57 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:16 AM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Where are the millions of doses of vaccine, BIG EARS?! Obama IS THE national emergency!
58 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:24 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Is Swine Flu Obama's Katrina?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2367415/posts

59 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:35 AM PDT by shortstop (General Petraeus in 2012.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

“President Barack Obama has declared swine flu a “national emergency,” the White House said Saturday”

Can martial law be far behind?


60 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:42 AM PDT by Grunthor (Thank YOU George Bush, for giving us the GOP of today!)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
He’s doing everything he can to distract everyone from the important issues like unemployment and Afghanistan.

Those are less important to him. The real purpose is to create widespread panic and generate support for nationalized healthcare. I mean in an emergency where would millions of hapless people turn to, if not the govt ?

61 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:44 AM PDT by libh8er
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To: Baynative
Two years ago the Bird Flu was going to kill half of the earth’s population.

Whew! I survived another one??

And to think I have NEVER had a flu shot in 53 years.

62 posted on 10/24/2009 8:58:50 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Quick! Get out the oink-ment.


63 posted on 10/24/2009 8:59:11 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

The 1918 flu pandemic killed about 650,000 Americans and about 20-40 million worldwide.


64 posted on 10/24/2009 8:59:26 AM PDT by John W
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To: ccmay

Yes, they have bungled it - badly.

The government and the CDC royally f’d up. (Sorry for the swear)


65 posted on 10/24/2009 8:59:55 AM PDT by khnyny (Too much power in too few hands is never a good thing.)
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To: livius

Martial law?


66 posted on 10/24/2009 9:00:01 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Breaking the law, breaking the law; Breaking the law, breaking the law. Judas Priest)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Thanks - didn’t see it.
Mod - Can this be pulled, please?
thanks!


67 posted on 10/24/2009 9:01:17 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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To: EGPWS

What about the west nile virus?

Are we dead yet?


68 posted on 10/24/2009 9:01:19 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Is he going to gave us money.I have it right now and deserve 1,000.00.


69 posted on 10/24/2009 9:01:42 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Yep, continue the Chaos, keep a majority of the public scared and confused


70 posted on 10/24/2009 9:01:43 AM PDT by Son House (OcarterCare by Congress will make all Americans = Wards of the State)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Martial law coming next?
71 posted on 10/24/2009 9:01:45 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin'-the cure is Palin.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Another crisis?

Here comes another power grab.

Rahm Emanuel: “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yeA_kHHLow&feature=player_embedded


72 posted on 10/24/2009 9:02:02 AM PDT by maggief
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Anyone care to guess what this man is thinking?

Where can I take AF-1 tomorrow!

73 posted on 10/24/2009 9:02:15 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Drunk with power and a deep seated need to be a drama queen.


74 posted on 10/24/2009 9:02:20 AM PDT by McLynnan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Reading the MSNBC version of this story, someone in the administration probably wrote it.


75 posted on 10/24/2009 9:02:53 AM PDT by John W
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Does anyone have the total flu deaths in the US so far for ‘09?

I Googled it, and visited the CDC’s site, but it’s must a bunch of mumbo-jumbo out there. I just want the total for the year.

I’d bet that we’re still on track for an “average” year of flu deaths.


76 posted on 10/24/2009 9:02:54 AM PDT by AnglePark
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Martial LAW??????


77 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:18 AM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: F.J. Mitchell

Anyone know exactly what they can now do by calling this?


78 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:31 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Priceless. Protest Breaks Out at Massive Wisconsin Flu Shot Line

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel posted this photo essay showing the HUGE lines of people being forced to wait outside in the rain for flu shots:





79 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:42 AM PDT by nutmeg (Obamunism is destroying America)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

DIVA OBAMA!!!!!


80 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:47 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: AliVeritas

What, Doug Hoffman (Conservative) will now be elected to Congress for SURE in upstate New York week after next. All kinds of stuff about this are going to come out and rankle the grassroots of this country. For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction, Mr. President.


81 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:49 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Election Nite 2010: The Difference beween "Yeahhh! We Did It!!!" and "Oh well. See you in the camps")
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To: TigerLikesRooster
There is a local school here that asked all the parents to send a can of Lysol to school with their kids. One parent, who does not use such products offered to purchase a non-standard cleaner for her childs class. Each day that class is cleaned with the non-standard cleaner. The others are cleaned with the Lysol.

Guess which class has not had a child absent yet, thus far?

82 posted on 10/24/2009 9:03:58 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (FR33 73h lOn9 fOrM 81R7H c3r71F1ca73!!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Obama declares swine flu emergency except for the immediate area around and in Fox News Headquarters ....
83 posted on 10/24/2009 9:04:09 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Something is up, and it can’t be good. We will survive the swine flu easily enough, but we may not survive Obamao. We need an Obamao emergency.


84 posted on 10/24/2009 9:04:17 AM PDT by pallis
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To: TigerLikesRooster

An effort to keep away public focus on the disputes with Fox News, and a populist approach to gain popularity to push the polls for job approval ratings in his favor.


85 posted on 10/24/2009 9:04:26 AM PDT by Wiz
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Really? Even in America people die all the time - including from the flu. Tens of thousands die every year during flu season. H1N1 is nothing special.

BTW, we and other countries murder thousands of people on our respective soils every day and not too many think that much about it. It’s called abortion.


86 posted on 10/24/2009 9:05:02 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: CHATTAB

The joke of the whole thing is there is NO vaccine available for any children in our upstate NY schools. School shot clinics that were publicised have all been “postponed.” There is no vaccine period. So what’s the point of getting everyone all riled up? The flu will come and go here...this too shall pass. As soon as we get a couple of cases in the schools people will panic and just keep their kids home. Acutally that may stop the spread of the flu quite nicely...no shot needed.


87 posted on 10/24/2009 9:05:07 AM PDT by upstatenyrepublican
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To: woodenickel

I don’t think it’s nearly as much a vaccine shortage as it is a delivery chain failure, and that’s ALL on the federal government which has taken over that role.


88 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:19 AM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: TigerLikesRooster
It must have been a slow week and zero had withdrawal symptoms from not signing or declaring anything.

I am concerned. Has the zero family (humans and dog) had their swine shots. If they haven't then zero can take his emergency and pork it.

89 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:21 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: TigerLikesRooster

This could be extremely important, if it were not for the fact that Obama, his administration and the dems can’t be trusted on ANYTHING.

This, as with all things Obama, is ALL about politics, power and money. It has absolutely nothing to do with you or the lives of your children and loved ones.

Obama knows that he has already failed on this issue and he’s trying to start a new narrative. Of course, he may think that this somehow helps him with his Healthcare-con.

He also needs a win and by hyping this up, he can later make it look as if he solved a national problem.

All hail Obama.

Obama Akbar.


90 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:23 AM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: Baynative

...and many of us might remember he fright (EEEEK!) of the horrible and Biblical Hong Kong flu!


91 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:26 AM PDT by bannie
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To: TigerLikesRooster
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=14580

Very interesting things can happen now...as described in the link.

92 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:40 AM PDT by Explodo (Pessimism is simply pattern recognition)
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To: albie
There are a lot of kids sick in my kids schools as well. The problem is what do they have?

Our county health commissioner and local hospital declared that anyone with symptoms will be "assumed to have the swine flu". The problem is my wife had the symptoms two weeks ago, went to the doctor and was told it was simply an upper respiratory infection. My neighbor's four kids were all sick, all were tested by their doctor and none of them had the swine flu.

There are thousands of viruses and seasonal infections that share the symptoms of the swine flue, if health officials simply assume it's the flu instead of actually testing to confirm it, any claims of a widespread epidemic are suspect.

93 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:51 AM PDT by garv (Conservatism in '12)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

What’s that cleaner called? I will get some for my child’s school.


94 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:52 AM PDT by upstatenyrepublican
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To: upstatenyrepublican

My family is not getting any H1N1 vaccination.


95 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:58 AM PDT by CHATTAB
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Haven't decided on flu shot yet, though I take 3k IU of Vitamin D3. Being proactive and taking responsibility is essential here.

I've not contracted any contagious illness in at least 3 yrs+; whereas I used to catch some resp virus 3-4 times yearly due to being in the medical field and having asthma, which sometimes lead to a secondary infection. Pneumonia once. I use other supps but I credit Vit D3 for my strong immunity, plus I sanitize my hands multiple times daily. This is also paramount. But check with your primary care doc first as they say.

96 posted on 10/24/2009 9:06:58 AM PDT by Dysart
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The number of car crash deaths in 2008, 37,261.

Is that now a “national emergency” ?


97 posted on 10/24/2009 9:07:14 AM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: paulycy
Seasonal flu accounts for more that 1000 deaths annually IIRC. Emergencies are not announced for those, are they?

I think it's more like 36,000 flu deaths annually, if I remember rightly.

98 posted on 10/24/2009 9:07:14 AM PDT by Red Boots
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Vaccines have proven successful in eradicating many diseases and staving off others.

The Piggly Wiggly vaccine was not rushed into production(Hear me out). We had the swine flu in 1976 and a vaccine for it. However, there more people suffered from the side effects of the vaccine itself, than died from the swine flu itself.

The current version of vaccine has not been rushed, so much as it has been repackaged, with production ramping up to meet the flu season.

There have been no human trials to test for efficacy and the percentage of expected relief.

There have been no human trials to determine what the side effects are and what the expected census numbers might be for each side effect.

Further, the state of Washington has approved the use of mercury as a transmitting medium. What are the side effects of injecting a human with mercury? How many children will come down with autism as a result?

To compound all this Tom Foolery many state departments of health are issuing statements of caution regarding the severity of the flu.

The State of Idaho issued a statement that, in effect, said the swine may not be any more virulent than any other strain, of which there as many as 15 each flu season. They further stated that studies have shown that swine flu is milder than previously thought and that most victims will recover faster than if they had other strains.

There is no reason to take the shot. NONE. You are being scammed by the drug companies.

Let’s get some things real clear about some things.(don’t worry about my syntax or English. I wrote it this way on purpose)

They have been indemnified by the government from any and all law suits. If their drug causes injury to you and your loved one, are you willing to forgo your right to sue for injury or death? You don’t care? Oh? Well it is your life, but you should know they have not done any trials to measure efficacy rates or percentage of expected side effects or what those side effects will be.

The swine flu is not new.

However, be aware of there was swine flu experiment in 1976 and the complications from that little fiasco? Well more people came down with Gulliane Barr Syndrome than got sick with the swine flu.

That’s right more than 5,000 people were permanently paralyzed with many others suffering ill effects of a really bad idea, gone wrong.

Hope it doesn’t happen to you or your family but who knows.

The drug companies have done no testing and you won’t find out until afterward. Now check this; The drug companies are so smart and have done so much testing, They cannot figure out if you need 1 shot, 2 shots or 3 shots.

Yep, at first they were saying a single dose will suffice. Well, since they are indemnified why not say “you may require a booster shot” to ensure the effectiveness. Now for the last three weeks they have been saying “You may require 3 shots”. Why? No risk $$$$

WHO is lying:

Our own Centers for Disease Control are not giving sanction to the World Health Organization wildly dubious claims:

CDC leery of estimates about swine flu’s toll
WHO moves to pushing pharmacalogical alternatives rather than preventative care
have fun with this article, it is lengthy

http://www.examiner.com/x-10438-Human-Rights-Examiner~y2009m10d6-Lifesaving-vaccine-information-Leading-health-experts-debunk-dangerous-vaccine-myths

Maybe this report from CBS news is indicative of the overblowing of this SCAM FLU:

(CBS) If you’ve been diagnosed “probable” or “presumed” 2009 H1N1 or swine flu” in recent months, you may be surprised to know this: odds are you didn’t have H1N1 flu.

In fact, you probably didn’t have flu at all. That’s according to state-by-state test results obtained in a three-month-long CBS News investigation.

The mortality rates for Swine Flu/H1N1 are less than 1% of infected cases. Does this strike you as something you need an experimental drug for?

Hell there is money in this and as far as the company is concerned it is free money.

They cannot be sued and this is a zero/no risk opportunity for the executives and shareholders. Oh and if that weren’t enough, there are so many doctors and Secretaries of Health saying in effect:

“The swine flu is not as virulent as first thought. In fact, the effects are milder than other strains of the flu and recovery seems to be quicker” (Idaho Department of Health)sic.

It is not new and many people took vaccinations for it in the Mid 70’s. There were many who suffered terribly.

The Current scam for immunization by the Drug Companies exempts them from lawsuit.

Why? “No human trials have been done to determine efficacy or mortality rates.”

Watch the first video. It is only 3 minutes long and will leave you informed about your plan and choices should this “Pandemic” actually appear.

Ten Things Your Not Supposed to know about the Swine Flu Vaccine (Operation Kill-Shot) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUEIls5Ncf0&feature=related

60 minutes - SWINE FLU VACCINE WARNING - Part I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lcJt4jX1Vo

60 minutes - SWINE FLU VACCINE WARNING - Part II

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4c9Is1T3z4&feature=related

As an aside I spent 10 days in Mexico and it sucked having the entire country shut down but, believe me, I shook every hombres hand and hugged the Senoritas(cuz I like em’).

Know what? I know I met at least 100 people that live down there year round and the only thing any one caught was fish. The flu can kill and good hygiene is your friend. But being forced to take an injection against your will and indemnifying the producers?

Crazy?


99 posted on 10/24/2009 9:07:39 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Thinkin

...and this, certainly, is some loophole-ish way to gain more power.


100 posted on 10/24/2009 9:07:45 AM PDT by bannie
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