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Donald Trump Says Ebola Patients Should Be Barred from U.S.
NBC News ^ | 1 Aug 14

Posted on 08/01/2014 9:37:51 AM PDT by SkyPilot

Donald Trump expressed panic over news that an Ebola patient will be flown to a specialized isolation unit at an Atlanta hospital. The billionaire took to Twitter on Wednesday to suggest that American borders should be closed to anyone with the virus that has killed 729 people in West Africa. That would apparently include two U.S. citizens — a doctor and a missionary — who are fighting for their lives in Liberia.

"Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S. Treat them, at the highest level, over there. THE UNITED STATES HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS!" Trump tweeted. Some of the replies pointed out that health officials say the unit at Emory University Hospital was built specifically to contain a disease like Ebola, and that the virus is not as easily transmitted as the flu. CDC Director Thomas Frieden says that even if Ebola were to arrive in the U.S., it could be stamped out and poses little risk...

Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S. Treat them, at the highest level, over there. THE UNITED STATES HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS!
8:22 AM - 1 Aug 2014

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: disease; ebola; ebolavictims; obama; trump
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Obama will not be satisfied until the US is a ruined, smoldering, destroyed, suffering, bleeding Third World Hell Hole.
1 posted on 08/01/2014 9:37:52 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Obama’s SS will obtain MANY samples to use
as weapons later in his War against the American people.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 9:39:02 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: SkyPilot

Since there’s no cure for an easily communicable, extremely deadly disease, then everyone who has even a hint of a chance of exposure should be quarantined for the incubation time, and if found positive, then permanently quarantined.

A quarantine is the medical version of declaring war.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 9:44:20 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: SkyPilot

send the ones that are us citizens to gitmo


4 posted on 08/01/2014 9:44:33 AM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ…)
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Anyone who has read the novel The Hot Zone knows that this disease is absolutely horrifying. It is also lethally "hot" - as it can be transmitted very, very easily.

The symptoms start with a piercing headache, followed by horrible vomiting and bleeding all over the body which is loaded with the virus.

The movie "Outbreak" was a tame, stupid Hollywood depiction that masked the horrors of this disease.

5 posted on 08/01/2014 9:45:05 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

The one patient who was brought here was an American serving with missionary group. Two people on the mission (which cared for
Ebola patients) got it, and I read this morning that they has one dose of an experimental serum sent from the US and the other person who had contracted Ebola asked them to give her the dose. They are both still alive, sfaik, but I think it’s actually a good idea to monitor her here and see if the serum is effective.

It’s heading our way in any case.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 9:47:09 AM PDT by livius
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To: SkyPilot

Thank you, Mr. Trump.


7 posted on 08/01/2014 9:47:41 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: SkyPilot

Agree with Trump. Been thinking the same since I read about the Ebola patient being flown to the U.S. Probably better for the patient to be treated by specialists over there than to endure the long trip here.

Reeks of politics.


8 posted on 08/01/2014 9:48:32 AM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: SkyPilot
They're bringing them in via a special jet outfitted with containment rooms they say.

What happens if the jet crashes on landing or approach?

9 posted on 08/01/2014 9:48:47 AM PDT by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: Diogenesis

Bill Ayers is jactitating with glee!


10 posted on 08/01/2014 9:49:01 AM PDT by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: donozark

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 9:51:23 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: SkyPilot; Jim Robinson

This post is one where a “Like” button would be great to have!


12 posted on 08/01/2014 9:51:31 AM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: SkyPilot

trump is an obnoxious buffoon....

but he’s right on this one...

like what could possibly go wrong with bringing people who are known health risks over here?


13 posted on 08/01/2014 9:51:47 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: FReepaholic

Anything can happen. Playing with fire IMO.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 9:54:48 AM PDT by Rick66
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To: camle

Well I won’t call Trump names, cause he is an American & does care about America much more than the current occupant of the WH! I’d rather see Trump as president! He’s exactly right on about this,


15 posted on 08/01/2014 9:56:03 AM PDT by blondee123 (DICTATORSHIP HAS ARRIVED! Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: SkyPilot

>>Donald Trump expressed panic<<

NBC bias much? It’s not panic...it’s common freakin’ sense.


16 posted on 08/01/2014 10:00:32 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("Scheming demons dressed in kingly guise, beating down the multitudes and scoffing at the wise.")
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To: SkyPilot

Maybe someone should que our politicians in to the fact that this is one disease that is not specific to a particular voting bloc.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 10:00:49 AM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: SkyPilot

I sort of agree with trump.

The problem is what is the “highest level” they can get over there? It may not be as high as Trump is thinking.

Still it seems like the transport itself would be challenging to the patient. I question the wisdom of bringing them home prior to the illness being resolved.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 10:02:51 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: rockinqsranch

The medical faculty who are counting on a near lifetime of guaranteed publications and a massive funding stream from this are too scared to actually GO to Africa.

They’d rather risk all of the rest of us here.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 10:04:54 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: SkyPilot

So should slavery aka islam!


20 posted on 08/01/2014 10:05:54 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: FReepaholic

You let the plane go up in total flames...pray for their souls and move on.


21 posted on 08/01/2014 10:06:02 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: SkyPilot

“CDC Director Thomas Frieden says that even if Ebola were to arrive in the U.S., it could be stamped out and poses little risk...”

Love this wording.......”even if”, “could be”, “poses little risk”

In the Liberals world, America deserves the exposure to Ebola too, why should we be immune, afterall, we are ALL African- Americans.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 10:06:08 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: SkyPilot

Did anyone here read “The Hot Zone”?

I tried to read it, based on a blurb from Stephen King that it was horrifying and “it just kept getting WORSE”

But after Chapter 1 (which really was pretty horrifying) the book sucked so bad I could not believe it- (I think Stephen king meant the quality of the writing- not the story)

It was the only book I ever returned to the bookstore to get my money back.

Should I have kept on past chapter 4?

(P.S. back then Stephen King had not yet opened his stupid yap about anything political.)


23 posted on 08/01/2014 10:08:15 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Maybe the patients can visit the NBC news room.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 10:08:16 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Toespi

It could not be “stamped out” unless there were massive quarantines—an entire city, for example.

We should shut the borders to anyone coming from West Africa, until they have been held in isolation for three weeks (the incubation period).

Plagues have to be treated with ruthless efficiency—once they escape, it’s too late.

(Recall the flu plague of the 1920s—millions died. Think it can’t happen again?)


25 posted on 08/01/2014 10:08:38 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Toespi

...stamped out...

After how many innocent deaths from this little stunt.

Frieden should be held legally and personally and financially responsible if it gets loose from them.


26 posted on 08/01/2014 10:09:50 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: CondorFlight

Of course, a national plague threat could be a reason for forbidding public gatherings—in November, for example...
(cynical me...)


27 posted on 08/01/2014 10:09:56 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

I agree. However, this is another crisis to keep the news media off Obama scandals.


28 posted on 08/01/2014 10:12:17 AM PDT by aimhigh (1 John 3:23)
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To: CondorFlight

They have in the past held quarantines of villages at 42 days from the last patient.

So that gives you a best guess for the amount of preppers stuff one should have on hand...


29 posted on 08/01/2014 10:16:20 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: SkyPilot

O’zero figures if whitey gets the E bola that a cure will be forthright promulgated. Send help to the affected and quarantine it stupid.


30 posted on 08/01/2014 10:17:39 AM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not ju st selectively for Democrats.)
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To: aimhigh
"...to keep the news media off Obama scandals."

Right, good luck with that MSM.

Obola.

31 posted on 08/01/2014 10:22:39 AM PDT by Justa
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To: SkyPilot

There is no justification for flying that disease anywheres. If it flys the plane should be blown out of the air over the ocean


32 posted on 08/01/2014 11:00:11 AM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: EBH; Kartographer

PING to Kartographer.

If I may add, mass quarantine would likely involve martial law & travel restrictions, wiping out any notions of grouping with like-minded preppers/tribe or bugging out.


33 posted on 08/01/2014 11:00:43 AM PDT by LadyBuck (Some day very soon, Life's little Twinkie gauge is gonna go......empty.)
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To: Recompennation

I absolutely think snerdly is right -

the democrats think it isn’t fair that America DOESN’T have it,
so they’ll get it into America as quickly as they can.

They had the same attitude towards AIDS.
It’s not fair that only homos were getting it.


34 posted on 08/01/2014 11:02:49 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: livius

You trust the CDC and the government much more than I do. The CDC has had a rather horrible record of keeping track of samples recently, and we are sending one of the most dangerous viruses into downtown Atlanta?

Remember who we have in charge. Remember what the IRS gal called us, and remember how Georgia went last election.

We are not dealing with a flu bug, or with rational government actors.


35 posted on 08/01/2014 11:44:16 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: SkyPilot

The Hot Zone was not a novel.


36 posted on 08/01/2014 11:52:48 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: redgolum

Well, it does appear that they are taking every precaution, although anything now that Obama is president and has destroyed the missions of most of our better, formerly non-political agencies is suspect.

That said, I’m sure there are still good personnel at the CDC, and if they can identify something that at least mitigates Ebola, this will be a step in the right direction. It’s sure not going to happen in Africa.


37 posted on 08/01/2014 12:18:21 PM PDT by livius
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To: donozark

That is the ‘most-awfulest’ made up verb I have read about in some time!! (Jactitaiting).


38 posted on 08/01/2014 12:30:48 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: livius

I hope you are right.

Unfortunately, I know to many in academic circles who desperately want an outbreak to “Reduce our footprint”. Many of them are now in the Obama administration.

It doesn’t have to be the doctors either.


39 posted on 08/01/2014 12:30:50 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: livius

The first precaution in plague us quarantine.


40 posted on 08/01/2014 12:31:45 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

We’re talking Ebola here.
Panic IS the correct response.
He11, they’re bringing it to a half hour from where I am right now. Any screwup and I’m next door to Ground Zero of “OMFGWTFBBQ NAIL THE DOORS SHUT AND SHOOT ANYTHING THAT TRIES TO GET IN”.


41 posted on 08/01/2014 12:58:42 PM PDT by ctdonath2 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun" - Obama, setting RoE with his opposition)
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To: Toespi

This Frieden is living in Fantasyland.


42 posted on 08/01/2014 1:05:40 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: FReepaholic

Best case, big boom.


43 posted on 08/01/2014 1:52:35 PM PDT by matt04
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To: CondorFlight

How many people can stay indoors for three weeks? Most people don’t have three days worth of food or water at home and you want a quarantine them. They’d starve to death.


44 posted on 08/01/2014 4:33:11 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: SkyPilot

I feel bad for the American’s who became infected. HOWEVER, they CHOSE to go into a HOT ZONE on their own knowing this disease was there.

No way in hell we should be bringing this into the US.


45 posted on 08/01/2014 5:17:47 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: RedMDer

....or the White House.


46 posted on 08/01/2014 5:18:45 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
“NBC bias much? It’s not panic...it’s common freakin’ sense.”

Agreed. I think it's a NBC’s way of making The Donald out to be somewhat irrational, or somehow letting his emotions get the better of him.

47 posted on 08/01/2014 5:56:01 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: SkyPilot

Nonsense. Let’s let the Ebola doctors sit next to Michelle at the next joint session of Congress.


48 posted on 08/01/2014 10:04:41 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: rockinqsranch
Agree with Trump. Been thinking the same since I read about the Ebola patient being flown to the U.S. Probably better for the patient to be treated by specialists over there than to endure the long trip here.

Countries used to quarantine travelers/immigrants with infectious diseases who wished to enter.

EVERYONE along the route of travel is being put at potential risk.

This is politically correct but scientifically stupid.

50 posted on 08/02/2014 8:14:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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