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BUSH TO EASE RULE LIMITING HIV-POSITIVE FOREIGN VISITORS
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Dec. 3, 2006 | Sabin Russell

Posted on 12/03/2006 9:29:18 PM PST by janetgreen

President Bush will ease a long-standing rule barring HIV-positive people from entering the United States without a special waiver, a ban long criticized by human rights groups.

Because of the rule, organizers of the biannual International AIDS Conferences have not held a gathering in the United States since 1990, when San Francisco hosted the event.

The White House chose Friday, World AIDS Day, to announce that Bush would issue an executive order allowing HIV-positive people to enter the United States on short-term tourist or business visas without having to seek special permission.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aids; aliens; bush; communicabledisease; communicablediseases; disease; hiv; immigrantlist; immigration; invasionusa; visas
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To: EnochPowellWasRight
He;s screwing the GOP ... something awful.

is he so small minded that because he is basically a lame duck he's going to screw his supporters in retaliation?
51 posted on 12/04/2006 12:31:19 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh

Clinton, Reagan and now Bush all had really bad last two years. Maybe it might be worth having just a six year term adn that is it. Maybe 8 years of grueling 24 hour 7 day a week Presidency is too much.


52 posted on 12/04/2006 12:59:59 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: All

BTTP


53 posted on 12/04/2006 3:10:16 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: EagleUSA; janetgreen
Why doesn't he just "ease restrictions" on Islamofascists hell-bent on killing Americans??

Have you looked at the shear number allowed in LEGALLY since 9/11? It's staggering. Blackbird.

54 posted on 12/04/2006 3:51:26 AM PST by BlackbirdSST (Stay out of the Bushes, unless you're RINO hunting!)
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To: Indy Pendance; janetgreen
Let's all pile on Bush now. Forget facts, forget the source, just read the headline, let's just bash, bash, bash!

Tons better than breaking in new kneepads everyday. Blackbird.

55 posted on 12/04/2006 3:53:13 AM PST by BlackbirdSST (Stay out of the Bushes, unless you're RINO hunting!)
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To: janetgreen
At last, the Democrats will like him.

Won't they? He's been trying awfully hard.

56 posted on 12/04/2006 3:59:21 AM PST by Jim Noble (To preserve the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity)
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To: Lancey Howard; janetgreen
George Bush now has San Fransicko values. Pathetic. Yes.
57 posted on 12/04/2006 4:05:08 AM PST by The_Eaglet
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To: janetgreen

Just one MORE reason to be disappointed with Mr. Bush


58 posted on 12/04/2006 4:11:42 AM PST by Joe Boucher (an enemy of islam)
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To: janetgreen

Here's a little clue for Bush and anyone else who never took a course on Immunology. The test for HIV (even the abbreviation is a misnomer) is an ANTIBODY test, not an ANTIGEN test. It merely means that at some time in the past (most likely the very distant past) you came in contact with a harmless passenger retrovirus. You may have had a sniffle or two and that was it. You will not die unless you happen to be a male homosexual or an IV drug user. I can't explain why here, but take my word for it. Don't take AZT or any other DNA chain terminator or cocktail therapy. You'll be just fine.


59 posted on 12/04/2006 4:21:53 AM PST by Doc Savage ("You couldn't tame me, but you taught me.................")
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To: Indy Pendance
Let's all pile on Bush now. Forget facts, forget the source, just read the headline, let's just bash, bash, bash!

OK wise guy, I read the article and think this executive order is outrageous, why don't YOU think Bush should be 'bashed' for this abysmal decision?

WHY on Earth should we be making it EASIER for HIV-infected foreigners to enter this Country?!?

Unless they are visiting the U.S. for medical treatment and have been pre-authorized by State and DHS, they should stay the Hell home!
60 posted on 12/04/2006 4:23:13 AM PST by mkjessup (The Shah doesn't look so bad now, eh? But nooo, Jimmah said the Ayatollah was a 'godly' man.)
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To: janetgreen

Nobody likes Bush. So Bush tries to get everybody to like him by making stupid rules. End result, we have stupid rules and a president disliked by both right and left.


61 posted on 12/04/2006 4:30:31 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: Joe Boucher
Just one MORE reason to be disappointed with Mr. Bush

bump

62 posted on 12/04/2006 7:35:52 AM PST by Fraulein
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To: janetgreen

Before I boarded the plane to go to Russia in 1996 I had to have an AIDS test and when I boarded the plane, I had to have the documentation that I was HIV Neg with me.

I'm very much against this.


63 posted on 12/04/2006 8:14:25 AM PST by kcbc2001
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To: janetgreen

He's opened up visas for thousands more Saudi students and now this. What next? Please, don't answer....


64 posted on 12/04/2006 8:35:56 AM PST by WatchingInAmazement ("Nothing is more expensive than cheap labor," prof. Vernon Briggs, labor economist Cornell Un.)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


65 posted on 12/04/2006 8:56:30 AM PST by gubamyster
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To: gubamyster
My, my. George is bringing more AIDS to America.

There's nothing I can add. Nothing at all...

66 posted on 12/04/2006 10:24:32 AM PST by neutrino (Globalization is the economic treason that dare not speak its name.(173))
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To: janetgreen

President Bush seems to feel we need more AIDS in this country. Something is terribly wrong in the White House.


67 posted on 12/04/2006 11:11:31 AM PST by Dante3
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To: nmh

At best, President Bush appears to be a closet Democrat. He signed CFR while pretending to have reservations about it even though he could easily have vetoed it. He wants to surrender our country to the invasion of illegal aliens, and he spends like a Democrat.


68 posted on 12/04/2006 11:17:56 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Indy Pendance

It may be the SF Chronicle, but does that mean there is not change in the executive order baring the HIV positive from entering the U.S.? You need to be careful with knee-jerk reactions.


69 posted on 12/04/2006 12:09:07 PM PST by doc30 (Democrats are to morals what an Etch-A-Sketch is to Art.)
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

"I think it's fair to have concern that some may be coming to the US by the most efficient means possible - which could be to attend and AIDS conference, then blend into the community and not leave at the end of the temporary Visa, and then ride the back of the taxpayer for the approximate $25,000/year AIDS cocktail treatment."

I think it would be stupid not to expect it. Of course they will.


70 posted on 12/04/2006 12:15:07 PM PST by dsc
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To: LibFreeOrDie

"The President Is Dedicated To Ending Discrimination Against People Living With HIV/AIDS "

Why? Why spend even one penny on that?


71 posted on 12/04/2006 12:17:26 PM PST by dsc
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To: Dante3
President Bush seems to feel we need more AIDS in this country. Something is terribly wrong in the White House.

Something STINKS in the White House. He's putting "politics" over the best interests of the American people.

History shows that turncoats used to be dealt with severely. Too bad for us that America has become so "compassionate".

72 posted on 12/04/2006 12:23:50 PM PST by janetgreen
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To: janetgreen

"He's putting "politics" over the best interests of the American people."

Where is the political gain in this? He's not going to cure anyone of leftism by caving in.


73 posted on 12/04/2006 12:38:07 PM PST by dsc
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To: dsc
Where is the political gain in this?

Perhaps he's trying to condition America for the open borders NAU "come one, come all" policies.

Whatever he's trying to do for whatever reason, it's not going to be good for American citizens/taxpayers, that's clear. I think Bush has "lost it".

74 posted on 12/04/2006 12:48:45 PM PST by janetgreen
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To: dsc
Where is the political gain in this? He's not going to cure anyone of leftism by caving in.

That's never stopped him before.

75 posted on 12/04/2006 1:54:38 PM PST by WatchingInAmazement ("Nothing is more expensive than cheap labor," prof. Vernon Briggs, labor economist Cornell Un.)
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To: janetgreen
Just 'compassionate conservativism' at work, folks.
76 posted on 12/04/2006 2:52:00 PM PST by Fraulein
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To: janetgreen

"Whatever he's trying to do for whatever reason, it's not going to be good for American citizens/taxpayers, that's clear. I think Bush has "lost it"."

I'm beginning to think that I have failed to blame him strongly enough for his failure to protect our borders.


77 posted on 12/04/2006 3:04:26 PM PST by dsc
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To: janetgreen

Yes, yes, and yes. Let everybody in. Who cares? (Clearly not the fools who voted dem last month.) Uncle Sam will foot the bill for whatever. The dems attitude is that the feds will pay...(compassion, sound of violins, etc.), and that taxpayers are too dumb to figure out their pockets are being picked.


78 posted on 12/04/2006 3:08:35 PM PST by hershey
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To: hershey
and that taxpayers are too dumb to figure out their pockets are being picked

One thing that really sadly disappointed me was when I realized that GWBush had absolutely no respect for American citizens/taxpayers, and that he was no different from the other crooks in Washington, no matter which party they claim to represent.

That's when I called it quits on the GOP/DEM party, and will change my mind only when (and if) the GOP gives us a real American-loving candidate for '08.

79 posted on 12/04/2006 3:47:01 PM PST by janetgreen
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To: nmh
It's almost as though we're doing all we can to destroy this country as quickly as possible.

Bears repeating.

susie

80 posted on 12/04/2006 6:17:24 PM PST by brytlea (amnesty--an act of clemency by an authority by which pardon is granted esp. to a group of individual)
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To: Doc Savage

Are you willing to be infected with it? If so, I think you should do it and then let us know how you do. I'm interested in your results.
susie


81 posted on 12/04/2006 6:21:00 PM PST by brytlea (amnesty--an act of clemency by an authority by which pardon is granted esp. to a group of individual)
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To: Dante3

He fooled me.

I voted for him TWICE and did volunteer work to help get him elected.


82 posted on 12/04/2006 6:35:38 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: janetgreen
GWBush had absolutely no respect for American citizens/taxpayers

Bush Asks for $15 Billion to Fight AIDS in Africa

83 posted on 12/05/2006 2:58:02 AM PST by Fraulein
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To: janetgreen

JG ... I am severely over JR Bush and figure he was wet nursed early on by an illegal Mexican nanny!


84 posted on 12/05/2006 10:54:12 PM PST by LNewman
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To: Fraulein
bump
85 posted on 12/06/2006 8:11:21 AM PST by Fraulein
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To: janetgreen

Well, I would say something but then I would be accussed of bashing the President.


86 posted on 12/06/2006 8:12:51 AM PST by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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